Field of Work
Born in Lismore County Waterford, Ireland, he was also noted for his writings in theology. Although his research clearly has its roots in the alchemical tradition, Boyle is largely regarded today as the first modern chemist, and therefore one of the founders of modern chemistry, and one of the pioneers of modern experimental scientific method. He is best known for Boyle's law,[
-He showed that sound does not travel through a vacuum, flames require air and animals need air to live.
-The Sceptical Chymist or Chymico-Physical Doubts and Paradoxes