Daily Archives: February 2, 2018

1662: Boyle’s Law

The discovery of the relationship between gas volume and air pressure was published by Robert Boyle in 1662.  It states that air pressure is inversely proportional to the volume it occupies, for a fixed temperature in a closed system.  The … Continue reading

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Robert Boyle

The scientific contributions of Robert Boyle (1627 – 1691) cover of a variety of subjects including physics, hydrostatics, and the earth sciences, however he is best known for his contributions to the field of chemistry.  Through his efforts, his work … Continue reading

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