Cav·en·dish (kăvʹən-dĭsh), Henry. 1731-1810.
British chemist and physicist who discovered the properties of hydrogen and established that water is a compound of hydrogen and oxygen.

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  • Cavendish, Henry — born Oct. 10, 1731, Nice, France died Feb. 24, 1810, London, Eng. English physicist and chemist. A millionaire by inheritance, he lived as a recluse most of his life. He discovered the nature and properties of hydrogen, the specific heat of… …   Universalium

  • Cavendish , Henry — (1731–1810) English chemist and physicist Cavendish, who was born in Nice in the south of France, was the son of Lord Charles Cavendish, himself a fellow of the Royal Society and administrator of the British Museum. Henry was educated at… …   Scientists

  • Cavendish, Henry — ► (1731 1810) Físico y químico británico. Determinó el concepto de mezcla para el aire. Consiguió aislar el hidrógeno y, mediante su reacción con el oxígeno, formó agua (1781). * * * (10 oct. 1731, Niza, Francia–24 feb. 1810, Londres, Inglaterra) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • CAVENDISH, HENRY —    natural philosopher and chemist, born at Nice, of the Devonshire family; devoted his entire life to scientific investigations; the first to analyse the air of the atmosphere, determine the mean density of the earth, discover the composition of …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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  • Henry Cavendish — (* 10. Oktober 1731 in Nizza; † 24. Februar 1810 in London) war ein britischer Naturwissenschaftler. Bekannt ist er vor allem für die Entdeckung des Elements Wasserstoff und der ersten experimentellen Ermittlung der mittleren Dichte der Erde,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cavendish — Cavendish, Henry * * * (as used in expressions) Bentinck, William (Henry Cavendish), Lord Cavendish, experimento de Cavendish, Henry Newcastle (upon Tyne), William Cavendish, 1 duque de …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Kent — (1671 ndash;5 June, 1740), was a British courtier and one of the Lords Justice appointed during the absence, in Germany, of George I.He was a son of Anthony Grey, 11th Earl of Kent and Mary Grey, 1st Baroness Lucas of Crudwell. He succeeded his… …   Wikipedia

  • Cavendish — (Henry) (1731 1810) physicien et chimiste anglais. Il étudia la composition de l eau et les propriétés de l hydrogène …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Henry Cavendish — Infobox Scientist name = Henry Cavendish box width = image width = 240px caption = Henry Cavendish birth date = birth date|df=yes|1731|10|10 birth place = Nice, France death date = death date and age|df=yes|1810|02|24|1731|10|10 death place =… …   Wikipedia

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