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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In later chapters, there are references to the pious attitudes and responses to their discoveries from men such as Robert Boyle and Robert Hooke.
Robert Boyle, 63, stabbed at the man through the open window of his car shouting he was going to kill him.
Halliday reports to Robert Boyle, strategy director at Avios and BAparent companyInternational Airlines Group.
The 11 papers discuss such topics as writing the corpus-based history of spoken English: the elusive past of a cleft construction, discourse communities and their writing styles; a case study of Robert Boyle, verb complementation in South Asian English(es): the range and frequency of "new" di-transitives, clause-final man in Tyneside English, the dialogism of academic discourse: heteroglossic engagement in medical research articles, and texturing a responsible corporate identity: a comparative analysis of appraisal in BP's and IKEA's 2009 corporate social reports.
Robert Boyle first produced nitrous oxide in the 17th Century but did not recognise it.
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.
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.
Another man named Robert Boyle invented a pump machine that would pump air out of a container.
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".
But, in a book about an institution immortally associated with crucial experiments by Isaac Newton, Robert Boyle, Robert Hooke, Thomas Young and many later fellows of the Royal Society, this silence seems awkward.
Margaret McNay of Western Ontario University probes the life of seventeenth century scientist Robert Boyle in her review of Michael Hunter's biography, Boyle: Between God and Science.
A dog rehomed by Battersea home, left, and 100 years of Girl Guiding Stamp depicting Robert Boyle, left, and Mike Oldfield''s Tubular Bells LP
With: Robert Boyle, Henry Bumstead, Albert Nozaki, Conrad Hall, Haskell Wexler, Harold Michelson.
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.