Henry cavendish

Henry, 1731–1810, English chemist and physicist.
William, 4th Duke of Devonshire, 1720–64, British statesman: prime minister 1756–57.
Historical Examples

The War in the Air; Vol. 1 Walter Raleigh.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 8 Various
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 2 Various
Heroes of Science: Physicists William Garnett

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Henry. 1731–1810, British physicist and chemist: recognized hydrogen, determined the composition of water, and calculated the density of the earth by an experiment named after him
British chemist and physicist who in 1766 discovered hydrogen, which he called “inflammable air.” He also demonstrated that it is the lightest of all the gases and established that water is a compound of hydrogen and oxygen. In 1798, Cavendish estimated with great accuracy the mean density of the Earth.


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