Robert Boyle

1627 - 1691

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Robert Boyle was an Irish-born scientist who was a founding fellow of the Royal Society. His work in chemistry was aimed at establishing it as a mathematical science based on a mechanistic theory of matter.
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List of References (16 books/articles)

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  1. Aubrey's Brief Lives entry

Honours awarded to Robert Boyle
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Fellow of the Royal Society1663
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