Sunday 15 August 2010

the most ingenious book that I ever read in my life...

Robert Hooke (1635-1703 ) is an under appreciated English polymath.

Here is his complete and even now mindblowing book Micrographia (Micrographia: or some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses : with observations and inquiries thereupon - 1667).

An example of one of his drawings is shown below;