Henry Cavendish is credited with discovering hydrogen in 1766 in London, though alchemist Paracelsus in the 1500s and Robert Boyle in 1671 did preliminary work on the subject. However, Cavendish identified hydrogen gas a... More »

Henry Cavendish is credited with discovering the element hydrogen in 1766 in London, England. Although 1766 is when the element was first recognized, some scientists, including Robert Boyle, had produced the gas before t... More »

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Henry Cavendis discovered hydrogen in 1766 in a chemical reaction when he was experimenting with acid and metal. Later in 1781, Cavendis also found that hydrogen produces water when burned. Many scientists came in contac... More »

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Henry Cavendish is credited with discovering the element hydrogen in 1766 in London, England. Although 1766 is when the element was first recognized, some scientists, including Robert Boyle, had produced the gas before t... More »

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Robert Boyle (1627-1691) is known as “The Father of Chemistry” for his discovery that atoms must exist based on the relationship between pressure and volume of gas. His theorem called Boyle’s Law reasons that because a f... More »

Henry Tudor was born at the royal residence of Greenwich Palace, in Greenwich, London, England. Henry spent time at several royal homes in London including the Tower of London, the Palace of Westminster and Baynard's Cas... More »

Three scientists independently discovered the element boron in 1808: Sir Humphrey Davy in London and Joseph Gay-Lussac and L. J. Thénard in Paris. Davy produced boron by combining potassium and boric acid in a chamber fi... More »

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