On This Day – January 25 : Anglo-Irish chemist Robert Boyle was born on this day in 1627

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He famously discovered that the volume of a gas is inversely proportional to its pressure (Boyle’s Law) and, together with Robert Hooke, invented the vacuum chamber. Boyle was also a founding member of the Royal Society.

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What happened today in chemistry? Explore 366 days of chemistry history at On This Day in Chemistry, an RSC Learn Chemistry site. rsc.li/chemistry-calendar