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Amedeo Avogadro

Italian scientist

Amedeo Avogadro (9 August 1776, Turin, Piedmont – 9 July 1856) was an Italian scientist. He is most famous for his contributions to molecular theory.[1] The number of elementary entities (atoms, molecules, ions or other particles) in 1 mole of a substance, 6.02214179(30)×1023, is known as the Avogadro constant.[2]

Amedeo Avogadro
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Born(1776-08-09)9 August 1776
Died9 July 1856(1856-07-09) (aged 79)
NationalityItalian
Known forAvogadro's law
Avogadro constant
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
InstitutionsUniversity of Turin
Mémoire sur les chaleurs spécifiques

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Amadeo Avogadro 1776-1856". Education in Chemistry. Retrieved 2018-01-24.
  2. User, Super. "Amadeo Avogadro". www.moleday.org. Retrieved 2018-01-24.