Robert Boyle - Famous Scientists
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Born: 25 Jan 1627 in Lismore, County Waterford, Ireland
Died: 30 Dec 1691 in London, England
Official Boyle Website
Robert Boyle Project
Boyle's assistants are well known today.
Robert Hooke (microscopes) was one.
The other was French scientist and inventor Denis Papin, who invented, of all things, the pressure cooker, which proposed the principles of the new steam engines..
History of Ideas
He that said it was not good for man to be alone, placed the celibate amongst the inferior states of perfection.