#antoinelavoisier

  1. Scientist of the day

    In 1783, #AntoineLavoisier introduced the #caloric theory which held that heat could neither be created nor be destroyed. Since then this theory had dominated thinking in the science of heat. In 1841, an English man challenged it and discovered that heat could be generated by an
  2. Scientist of the day

    In 1783, #AntoineLavoisier introduced the #caloric theory which held that heat could neither be created nor be destroyed. Since then this theory had dominated thinking in the science of heat. In 1841, an English man challenged it and discovered that heat could be generated by an
  3. The Thermometer & the Scientific Revolution

    The thermometer was invented in the mid-17th century during the Scientific Revolution when scientists began to search for an accurate instrument to measure a wide range of temperatures using a scale that could be compared with other readings taken by other scientists elsewhere. F