Antoine Lavoisier

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French chemist known as the father of modern chemistry

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Beginning students are often confronted with contradictory tidbits of information about the French Revolution's impact on science: the same revolutionaries who promoted the metric system and founded the Ecole Polytechnique also executed the chemist Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier and drove the mathematician Condorcet to suicide.
Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, Claude Bernard, Hans Krebs, Matthew Meselson, Franklin Stahl, and Seymour Benzer are Holmes' subjects.
Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier (1743-1794) Creator of modern chemistry.
Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier effected a revolution in chemistry analogous to Newton's in physics or Darwin's in biology.
Not until the 18th century, when French chemist Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier discovered measuring energy obtained from foods in the form of heat generated, was the calorie defined.
For his work establishing the importance of quantitative measurement, Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier is remembered as the father of modern chemistry.
Although Black had demonstrated the usefulness of quantitative measurements in chemistry (see 1754), what made them an integral part of the science was the work of French chemist Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier (1743-1794), who is universally considered the father of modern chemistry.