Robert Boyle

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Noun1.Robert Boyle - Irish chemist who established that air has weight and whose definitions of chemical elements and chemical reactions helped to dissociate chemistry from alchemy (1627-1691)Robert Boyle - Irish chemist who established that air has weight and whose definitions of chemical elements and chemical reactions helped to dissociate chemistry from alchemy (1627-1691)
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by Nightjack EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS, Jesse Armstrong, Sam Bain, Danny Boyle, Robert Jones; PRODUCER, Derrin Schlesinger; director, Jon S.
Perhaps my favorite part of the book was the section that describes the growth of the Royal Society in England, first as competing societies between London and Oxford, but then as a rich interplay between the likes of Robert Boyle, Robert Hooke, and Christopher Wren.
Looking closer at how Ball paints the picture, we see the import of his new perspective on the Royal Society and its founding scientists--Robert Boyle, Robert Hooke, and Isaac Newton, among others--who gave birth to the Scientific Revolution, and their descendants in the scientists and scientific societies of today.