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Re: [pepysdiary] Re: Robert Hooke, 1635-1703, papers go online

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  • Todd Bernhardt
    D oh!! [insert joke here about how my life has already been extensively edited by women] Thanks for keeping me honest, Barbara! -Todd
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      D'oh!! [insert joke here about how my life has already been extensively edited by women]

      Thanks for keeping me honest, Barbara!
      -Todd

      --- Barbara Howard <bahoward@...> wrote:

      > Ahaa!! I believe that is Prof. LISA Jardine. Feel any different now
      > Todd? ((Probably not ;-))
      >
      > Barbara
      >
      > --- In pepysdiary@yahoogroups.com, Todd Bernhardt <beat_town@...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Thanks for the link, Michael. Great stuff.
      > >
      > > I did have to smile when I saw this:
      > > "Prof Jardine, who is the Director of the Centre for Editing Lives
      > and Letters..."
      > >
      > > I'm keeping away from that guy! I don't want my life edited...
      > >
      > > -Todd
      > >
      > > --- Michael Robinson <robinsonrepepys@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Robert Hooke, Britain's Leonardo, papers go online
      > > >
      > > > By Roger Highfield, Science Editor
      > > > The papers of Robert Hooke, a 17th century scientist hailed as
      > > > Britain's answer to Leonardo, have gone on line so that his
      > pioneering
      > > > work can now be appreciated by a global audience.
      > > >
      > > > # The Hooke Folio (for broadband
      > > > users)
      > http://www.royalsoc.ac.uk/library/HookeTTP/hooke_broadband.htm
      > > > # Extracts from Hooke manuscript
      > > >
      > > > Hooke (1635-1703), the first professional scientist, was always
      > > > desperate for publicity and now, three centuries after Sir Isaac
      > > > Newton allegedly tried to erase him from history, his papers
      > have been
      > > > made available on the internet by the Royal Society, London.
      > Hooke
      > > > joined the Royal Society as the first Curator of Experiments in
      > 1662
      > > > and later went on to become the Society's Secretary. He performed
      > > > experiments to the public and was the first paid scientist
      > > >
      > > > Continued:-
      > > > http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/main.jhtml?
      > xml=/earth/2007/10/08/scihooke108.xml
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >
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