By Kendall Haven

Brimming with interesting and enjoyable proof approximately a hundred clinical breakthroughs, this assortment provides the genuine tales in the back of the heritage of technological know-how, while delivering a wide ranging assessment of the background of technology and an creation to a couple of an important scientists in background. Grades 6 and up.

Throughout background, technology has replaced lives and dramatically altered the way the universe is perceived. targeting the a hundred most important clinical occasions of all time—from Archimedes' discovery of the 2 primary ideas underlying physics and engineering (levers and buoyancy) in 260 B.C.E. to human anatomy, Jupiter's moons, electrons, black holes, the human genome, and more—storyteller Kendall Haven has created a prepared reference for these looking details on technology discoveries.

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Who Discovered It? Robert Boyle Why Is This One of the 100 Greatest? The concept Robert Boyle discovered (now called Boyle’s Law) laid the foundation for all quantitative study and chemical analysis of gasses. It was the first quantitative formula to describe the behavior of gasses. Boyle’s Law is so basic to understanding chemistry that it is taught to every student in beginning chemistry classes. A genius experimenter, Boyle also proved that gasses were made of atoms—just like solids. But in a gas, the atoms are spread far apart and disconnected so that they can be squeezed tighter.

Boyle’s Law Year of Discovery: 1650 What Is It? The volume of a gas is inversely proportional to the force squeezing it. Who Discovered It? Robert Boyle Why Is This One of the 100 Greatest? The concept Robert Boyle discovered (now called Boyle’s Law) laid the foundation for all quantitative study and chemical analysis of gasses. It was the first quantitative formula to describe the behavior of gasses. Boyle’s Law is so basic to understanding chemistry that it is taught to every student in beginning chemistry classes.

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