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Antoine Lavoisier is known as "father of modern chemistry”. How did he die?
He committed suicide
He died of carbon oxide poisoning
He died in an explosion
He was guillotined.
Lavoisier was a powerful member of a number of aristocratic councils, and an administrator of the Ferme générale - a hated tax agency. At the height of the French Revolution, he was charged with tax fraud and selling adulterated tobacco, and sentenced to death.
Which chemical element was discovered in Russia?
Ruthenium was discovered in 1844 by the Baltic German scientist Karl Ernst Claus at the Kazan State University. He named it after Ruthenia, the Latin word for Rus.
What gave the name to the indium chemical element?
country of India
city of Indianapolis
its chemical indifference
In 1863, the German chemists Ferdinand Reich and Hieronymous Theodor Richter found a blue line in the spectrum of tested minerals. As no element was known with a bright blue emission, they concluded a new element was present, and they named it from the indigo color in its spectrum.
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