Antoine Lavoisier

the father of modern chemistry
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V. Gollancz ltd. , London
Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent, 1743-
Statementby Douglas McKie ... With an introduction by F. G. Donnan ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQD22.L4 M3 1935
The Physical Object
Pagination303 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6337267M
LC Control Number36011545

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Antoine Lavoisier, in full Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, (born AugParis, France—died May 8,Paris), prominent French chemist and leading figure in the 18th-century chemical revolution who developed an experimentally based theory of the chemical reactivity of oxygen and coauthored the modern system for naming chemical substances.

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Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, a meticulous experimenter, revolutionized chemistry. He established the law of conservation of mass, determined that combustion and respiration are caused by chemical reactions with what he named “oxygen,” and helped systematize chemical nomenclature, among many other accomplishments.

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