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Amedeo Avogadro

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Amedeo Avogadro
Born9 August 1776(1776-08-09)
Turin, Italy
Dee'd9 Julie 1856(1856-07-09) (aged 79)
Turin, Italy
Kent forAvogadro's law
Avogadro constant
Scientific career
InstitutionsVarsity o Turin

Lorenzo Romano Amedeo Carlo Avogadro di Quaregna e di Cerreto,[1] Coont o Quaregna an Cerreto (9 August 1776, Turin, Piedmont – 9 Julie 1856) wis an Italian scientist, maist notit for his contreibution tae molecular theory nou kent as Avogadro's law, that states that equal vollums o gases unner the same condeetions o temperatur an pressur will conteen equal nummers o molecules. In tribute tae him, the nummer o elementar entities (atoms, molecules, ions or ither particles) in 1 mole o a substance, 6.022140857(74)×1023, is kent as the Avogadro constant, ane o the seiven SI base units an representit bi NA.

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  1. Guareschi, Icilio (1911), "Amedeo Avogadro e la sua opera scientifica", Opere scelte di Amedeo Avogadro, Turin: Accademia delle scienze, pp. i–cxl.