Hooke's Law of Springs
This Catalyst article looks at the work of Robert Hooke, an employee of the Royal Society, Britain's oldest scientific society. His job was to present two or three different experiments each week to the assembled members of the society – and this was at a time when experimentation was new and there were no books of experiments to draw on. He had to think up the experiments and build the equipment himself. This article looks at his findings on the behaviour of springs.
This article is from Catalyst: GCSE Science Review 2009, Volume 20, Issue 2.
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