Henry Cavendish


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Noun1.Henry Cavendish - British chemist and physicist who established that water is a compound of hydrogen and oxygen and who calculated the density of the earth (1731-1810)
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Here Henry Cavendish Primary School, Hydethorpe Road, London, SW12 0JA, is put into focus to show its scores in relation to other schools in the area.
Which gas is English chemist Henry Cavendish credited with the discovery of?
What element was discovered by Henry Cavendish in 1766?
In 2010, he was awarded the Abraham Pais Prize for the History of Physics, "for the study of German science in the 19th and 20th centu ries and a major biography of Henry Cavendish (with Christa Jungnickel, his late wife), and for founding the journal Historical Studies in the Physical Sciences," the American Physical Society said in announcing the award.
* Henry Cavendish: British scientist noted for his discovery of hydrogen or what he called "inflammable air".
With his private fortune and personal connections, Darwin, for all his lack of a title, seems more like a hybrid of Henry Cavendish and Joseph Banks than the professional scientists who were his contemporaries.
In 1897, Lord Henry Cavendish built this rococo building at the busy start of Avenue Carnot, but it took hoteliers Christine and Guy Weltor to bring it back to life.
Two hundred years ago scientist Henry Cavendish suggested a figure.
Instead, physicists typically make precision measurements of gravity by using extremely delicate experiments, named after the 18th-century scientist Henry Cavendish, that determine the force between two suspended masses.