Boyle, Robert (1627-91)

He will be forever known for that scientific law named after him, Boyle′s Law, a principle which he published in 1662.

Boyle′s law states:

The volume of a given mass of gas, the temperature being constant, varies inversely as the pressure; or, that the pressure and volume of a gas are inversely proportional.

Boyle′s aspirations for the future:

This list was written in the 1660′s.

See also: Boyles Gas Law.

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Weblinks:
Robert Boyle Project The Homepage of the Robert Boyle Project based at Birkbeck College, University of London.