Henry Cavendish
#818 Overall Influence

Henry Cavendish

British natural philosopher, scientist, and an important experimental and theoretical chemist and physicist

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Henry Cavendish FRS was an English natural philosopher, scientist, and an important experimental and theoretical chemist and physicist. He is noted for his discovery of hydrogen, which he termed "inflammable air". He described the density of inflammable air, which formed water on combustion, in a 1766 paper, On Factitious Airs. Antoine Lavoisier later reproduced Cavendish's experiment and gave the element its name.

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University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge

Collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

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#23 World Rank
Chemistry
#121 World Rank
Physics
#619 World Rank
Mathematics
#1958 World Rank
Philosophy