Monday, 23 April 2012

A scientist to the end!

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Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier is one of the pioneersof the modern science of chemistry. Among others things, he gave the name of oxygen and hydrogen to these elements, and discovered the role the former plays in combustion.

Lavoisier fell victim of Robespierre's reign of terror during the French revolution and was guillotined on the eigth of May, 1794.

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