Joseph Black
#676 Overall Influence

Joseph Black

British chemist

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Joseph Black was a Scottish physicist and chemist, known for his discoveries of magnesium, latent heat, specific heat, and carbon dioxide. He was Professor of Anatomy and Chemistry at the University of Glasgow for 10 years from 1756, and then Professor of Medicine and Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh from 1766, teaching and lecturing there for more than 30 years.

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University of Glasgow
University of Glasgow

University located in Glasgow, Scotland, founded in 1451

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University of Edinburgh
University of Edinburgh

Public research university in Edinburgh, Scotland

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#30 World Rank
Chemistry
#219 World Rank
Physics