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  • Producer Aaron Augenblick, Lisa Thomas
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  • Animator Ioana Nistor
  • Educator Lauren Royal-Woods
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As both scientific legends and rivals, Robert Hooke and Isaac Newton had something of a falling out. Derek Hirst describes this clash of some the times greatest minds and egos in his New York Times book review.

Learn more about how cell theory was established and how the scientific method works:

A fun way to learn more about cell theory -- The Cell Theory Song:

More science education resources from this lesson's educator, Lauren Royal-Woods:

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