Amedeo Avogadro

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Noun1.Amedeo Avogadro - Italian physicist noted for his work on gases; proposed what has come to be called Avogadro's law (1776-1856)
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And while his grasp on mathematical history is thorough, physics fans may notice that in a chapter on a mathematical physics problem he stumbles on historical detail: He misstates the chronology of particle physics discoveries and attributes the explanation of atomic isotopes in 1911 to Amedeo Avogadro, who died in 1856.
Jack Lin and colleagues at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Amedeo Avogadro University in Italy.