Joseph Black

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Joseph Black
Joseph Black b1728.jpg
Born 16 Aprile 1728
Bordeaux, Fraunce
Died 6 December 1799
Edinburgh, Scotland
Naitionality Scots
Alma mater Varsity o Glesga, Varsity o Edinburgh
Kent for Latent heat, speceefic heat, an the discovery o carbon dioxide
Scientific career
Fields Medicine, pheesics, an chemistry
Academic advisors William Cullen
Notable students James Edward Smith
Influenced James Watt, Benjamin Rush[1]

Joseph Black FRSE FRCPE FPSG (16 Aprile 1728 – 6 December 1799[2]) wis a Scots pheesician an chemist, kent for his discoveries o magnesium, latent heat, specific heat, an carbon dioxide.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. John Gribbin (2002) Science: A History 1543–2001.
  2. Guerlac, Henry (1970–80). "Black, Joseph". Dictionary of Scientific Biography. 2. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. pp. 173–183. ISBN 978-0-684-10114-9.