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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Back row, from left, Stuart Hames, Richard Halkings, Nathan Beaver, Jon Warrener, Daniel Aylward, Adam Sharpe; front, James Boyle, Stephen Boyle, Robert Lewis, Daniel Lodge, James Walker, Nicholas Swift and Andrew Leech (tmc140313sponsor)
These include Jimmy Boyle, Robert Tervet, William Elliott, Robert Mone, Thomas McCulloch, Nat Fraser, Thomas 'Tam' McGraw and Arthur Thompson.
Four people were invited to report back on the contents: Robert Boyle, Robert Hooke, John Wallis, and Christopher Wren.
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.
The names of the sixty-four poets are more familiar: Wallace Stevens, Padraic Colum, Kay Boyle, Robert Fitzgerald, Brian Coffey, Alan Dugan, Thomas Kinsella, John Montague, and James Liddy among others.