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December 15, 2010

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Identify this EPIC book which has illustrations like 2 and 3.

1. 2.  3. 

For fake bonus points, tell us the now very famous scientific term which was first coined in this book by its author.

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Answer:
Micrographia by Robert Hooke. Hooke made detailed observations of insects using his microscope and wrote this book. It was the first book published by The Royal Society. It also coined the term “Cell”.

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