Robert Hooke's Lectures and Collections: Cometa, Microscopium published

Date: 
January 1, 1678

Robert Hooke's Lectures and Collections: Cometa, Microscopium was published by J. Martyn in London. The section titled Microscopium included and discussed two 1677 letters from Leeuwenhoek.

In his discussion, Hooke elaborated on his own efforts at lensmaking. He described in detail the process that he went through the previous fall to replicate Leeuwenhoek's observations to the satisfaction of the Royal Society.

On March 14/24, 1678 meeting of the Royal Society, Hooke read all or part of this description.

For Hooke's complete responses, see the source Lectures and collections: Cometa, Microscopium and Hooke's Three Tries under Learn more below.

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