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- Boyle's law : is a special case of the ideal gas law from which one may calculate either the pressure or the volume of gas.
- Chemistry : The science of matter, or of the electrical or electrostatical interactions of matter.
- Christiaan Huygens : (14 April 1629 - 8 June 1695) an internationally renowned Dutch mathematician, physicist and astronomer.
- Cryobiology : The study of living organisms, organs, biological tissues or biological cells at low temperatures.
- France : Western European republic (population c. 64.1 million; capital Paris) extending across Europe from the English Channel in the north-west to the Mediterranean in the south-east; bounded by Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Andorra and Spain; founding member of the European Union. Colonial power in Southeast Asia until 1954.
- Hydrogen : The most abundant and lightest chemical element which has atomic number Z = 1 and chemical symbol H.
- Ideal gas law : Relates pressure, volume and temperature for hypothetical gases of atoms or molecules with negligible intermolecular forces.
- Ireland (state) : Republic (population c. 4.2 million; capital Dublin) comprising about 85% of the Atlantic island of Ireland, west of Great Britain.
- John Dalton : English pioneer chemist and meteorologist (1766-1844), formulated the first quantitative atomic theory.
- Oliver Cromwell : (1599-1658) English soldier, statesman, and leader of the Puritan revolution, nicknamed "Old Ironsides".
- Otto von Guericke : German physicist, inventor of air pump, known for the Magdeburg hemispheres.
- Paracelsus : (1493-1541) An early Renaissance alchemist, philosopher and physician credited with founding the modern fields of pharmacology and toxicology.
- Phosphorus : Chemical element (Z=15) vital to life and widely used in fertilizers, detergents and pesticides.
- Thermodynamics : The statistical description of the properties of molecular systems