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

References change

  1. "Amadeo Avogadro 1776-1856". Education in Chemistry. Retrieved 2018-01-24.
  2. "Amadeo Avogadro". Archived from the original on 2018-01-19. Retrieved 2018-01-24.