Amedeo Avogadro

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1776-08-09
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1856-07-09
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In 1792, Avogadro entered the Faculty of Law of the University of Turin, where he spent the next three years, receiving a degree in jurisprudence in 1795 and the title of Doctor of Canon Law the following year. (Details)
In 1800, Avogadro had begun to take private lessons in mathematics and physics. (Details)
He made impressive progress and decided to make the natural sciences his vocation. (Details)
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Principally remembered for the hypothesis, subsequently known as Avogadro's Law, stating that, at a given temperature, equal volumes of all gases contain the same number of molecules.
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engineering and technology
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physical chemist
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