Antoine Lavoisier


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Noun1.Antoine Lavoisier - French chemist known as the father of modern chemistry; discovered oxygen and disproved the theory of phlogiston (1743-1794)
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There's also Madame Tussaud, creator of death masks; Antoine Lavoisier, the renowned father of modern chemistry; and the ghost of the Little Red Man.
In the 18th century French chemists Antoine Lavoisier and Pierre-Simon Laplace measured a guinea pig's exuded heat when trapped in an ice-insulated pot.
In 1794, Antoine Lavoisier, the father of modern chemistry, was executed on the guillotine during France's Reign of Terror.
En ese entonces tres quimicos habrian calificado para ganar el "retroNobel": Joseph Priestley, Carl Scheele y Antoine Lavoisier.
An appendix offers 10 more entries on historical figures, such as Robert Boyle, Antoine Lavoisier, and Linus Pauling.
Bernard Cohen (1914-2003) en su texto "Revolucion en la Ciencia" expone que el trabajo de Antoine Lavoisier resulto ser la revolucion que inicio la Quimica Moderna.
Roberta Baxter's FIRE, WATER AND AIR: THE STORY OF ANTOINE LAVOISIER (1599350874) tells of a wealthy Frenchman who planned to become a lawyer, but who curiosity about science led him to pursue chemistry as his career.
In the book, Mrs Fulhame uses the modern nomenclature introduced by Antoine Lavoisier, but provides an older set of equivalents which would still have been used by many of her English-speaking readers.
However, Antoine Lavoisier, a French chemist who lived between 1743 and 1794, was also experimenting with the gas around that time.