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Robert Boyle - Father of Modern Chemistry

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..

Boyle's Law
History of Ideas
Galileo Project
Royal Society

Famous Quotes:
He that said it was not good for man to be alone, placed the celibate amongst the inferior states of perfection.