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Robert Boyle is best known in chemistry classrooms for Boyle’s law, which describes the fundamental relationship between the pressure of a gas and the volume it occupies. But Boyle’s law was never stated outright in Boyle’s work.
British physicist Sir William Lawrence Bragg had nothing but great things to say about his...
The various components of The Platonic Solids, one of the works on display in the Elemental Matters exhibit at the Chemical Heritage Foundation, represent the earliest visualization of the elements.
The controversy around animal magnetism.
By 1790 chemistry was the up-and-coming science. The products of chemistry—industrially useful salts, acids, and alkalis—would soon be measured not by the ounce (or the gram) but by the ton.
James Tour has made graphene from garbage, created molecule-sized cars, and turned chemistry into songs. He’s a man with faith in both science and religion.