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Whitaker, Robert D. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1975
Discusses the fact that although most historians of science attribute the formulation of the law of conservation of matter in chemical reactions to Antoine Lavoisier at the end of the eighteenth century, several earlier researchers had already assumed this law in their work. These researchers include Joseph Black, Henry Cavendish, M. V. Lomonosov,…
Descriptors: Chemical Reactions, Chemistry, Conservation (Concept), Instructional Materials