Amedeo Avogadro


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Italian physicist noted for his work on gases

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Name Lifetime Andre Marie Ampere 1775-1836 Amedeo Avogadro 1776-1856 Claude-Louis Berthollet 1748-1822 Jons Jacob Berzelius 1779-1848 John Dalton 1776-1844 Humphry Davy 1778-1829 Louis Jacques Thenard 1775-1857 Table 3.
Morselli, Mario [1984]: Amedeo Avogadro, Dordrecht, D.
In 1811 Amedeo Avogadro came up with the hypothesis that all gases at the same volume, pressure, and temperature were made up of the same number of particles; in the process he coined the word molecules to describe the combinations of atoms that made up a gas.
In 1811 an Italian physicist, Amedeo Avogadro (1776-1856), suggested that this might mean that all gases-at the same volume, pressure, and temperature-were made up of the same number of particles.