Joseph Gay-Lussac

Evan Zabarsky

Joseph Gay-Lussac Science exibit

Wednesday, May 10th 1820 at 9am

Paris, France

Paris, IDF

Chemistry Seminar comming to Paris France in May 10th at the Paris science Building on Mainstreet.

Bio Of Joseph - December 6, 1778 – May 9, 1850)

Gay-Lussac was born at Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat in the present-day department of Haute-Vienne.Joseph received his early education at the hands of the Catholic Abbey of Bourdeix. Later, in the care of the Abbot of Dumonteil he began his education in Paris.In 1802 – Gay-Lussac first formulated the law, Gay-Lussac's Law, stating that if the mass and volume of a gas are held constant then gas pressure increases linearly as the temperature rises.

Interesting facts about Joseph

In 1808 Joseph was the co-discoverer of boron,also in 1811 – He recognized iodine as a new element, described its properties, and suggested the name iode. In 1821, he was elected a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, also In Paris, a street and a hotel near the Sorbonne are named after him as are a square and a street in his birthplace.

Work Cited

Joseph Gay-lussac Photo my unknown author ,public domain

"Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 02 Sept. 2014. Web. 11 Feb. 2014