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Amedeo Avogadro http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/30/fun-and-unusual-units-of-measureme nts/ By: Levi Baker Avogadro Life • Amedeo Avogadro was born in August 9, 1776 in Turin, Italy and died in 1856. • Amedeo parents were Anna Maria Vercellone Avogadro and Count Filippo Avogadro. • . He married Fekicita Mazze they had 6 kids. Avogadro Studyies. • He started to study mathematics and physics started to teach at the college attached to Turin Academy in 1806. In 1809 he became a professor at Vercelli College for philosophy. Avogadro studies. • In 1811 he came up with the hypothesized that equal volumes of gases the same temperature and pressure contains equal numbers of their molecules. • Avogadro was able to overcome the hardships that Daltons and others came up with when looking at atoms. People did not use his hypothesis for half a century after it was first made. When it went public. • Chemistry was so slow to organize news of what Avogadro breakthrough he had till 1811. It wasn’t general till the first international chemistry congress, in Karlsruhe in 1860. • (Oakes, 2007), Chemical Heritage Foundation. (2005), Bryson, B. (2003). References. . • (Oakes, 2007). • Chemical Heritage Foundation (2005). • Bryson, B. (2003).
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