On This Day – August 26 : French chemist Antoine L. Lavoisier was born on this day in 1743

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He is known as the founder of modern chemistry. Lavosier named both hydrogen (H) and oxygen (O), and introduced new chemical nomenclature. He also discovered that when matter changes state and shape, it always has the same mass.

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What happened today in chemistry? Explore 366 days of chemistry history at On This Day in Chemistry, an RSC Learn Chemistry site. rsc.li/chemistry-calendar