Robert Boyle

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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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From the middle of the century onward intellectual empire and colonization were firmly linked, and the keen interest in North American projects evidenced by the Royal Society, Robert Boyle, and John Locke are clearly set out.
The exhibition displays rare books, scientific instruments and correspondence, showing how Arabic thought and culture influenced and inspired key figures such as Edmund Halley and Robert Boyle.
It's not unusual to be denied a job because of your credit history," says Robert Boyle, a founder and the CEO of Justine Petersen, a St.
For others, especially Bacon, Robert Boyle, and many other Englishmen, the whole project of natural philosophy had to be rebuilt from the ground up; our minds were not sufficiently reliable to achieve certainty, and the best we could do was gradually to accumulate empirical facts, slowly recovering bits and pieces of the knowledge that Adam had so suddenly lost.
Shepherd and co-accused Robert Boyle and Brendan McGivern appeared at Perth Sheriff Court earlier this year when Shepherd was charged with attempted murder.
Robert Boyle made 24 forecasts ranging from "the art of flying" to "the cure of diseases at a distance or at least by transplantation".
Of the friends Robert Boyle, Richard Lower, John Locke may be singled out but Christopher Wren, who drew some of the pictures for the Cerebri Anatome, deserves special mention.
Jim Malone is Robert Boyle Professor of Medical Physics, Trinity College, Dublin and consultant to the International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna
The best man was Robert Boyle and the ushers were David Bickley and John Tallentire.
The number of shares vested for PDMRs and directors is as follows: Robert Boyle, 8,189; Garry Copeland, 4,649; Andrew Crawley, 6,635; Silla Maizey, 6,825; Roger Maynard, 8,858; William Walsh, 28,344; and Keith Williams, 17,323.
Replacing the Boeing 757s will give us both environmental and cost benefits," BA Director-Strategy and Business Units Robert Boyle said.
Moran also nicely summarizes (al)chemical efforts of such luminaries as Jean Baptiste van Helmont, Nicholas Lemery, Robert Boyle, and Isaac Newton.
Announcing the re-launch of the flights to the Kingdom in November, Robert Boyle, British Airways' commercial director, said, "Resuming these flights makes commercial sense.
Superintendent Robert Boyle was responsible for managing the 1,500 s/f addition.
British Airways' airport manager Asantha Ranasinghe received the award in London, attended by British Airways chief executive Willie Walsh and commercial director Robert Boyle.