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130 words, approx. 1 pages
Joseph Priestley 1733-1804 English clergyman, author, and chemist who first isolated such gases as oxygen, nitrous oxide, and sulfur dioxide. Priestley studied for the ministry and eventually became t... Read more
1,651 words, approx. 6 pages
Joseph Priestley Isolates Many New Gases and Begins a European Craze for Soda Water Overview Until the late eighteenth century, the accepted theory of chemical reaction was the "phlogiston theo... Read more
612 words, approx. 3 pages
Joseph Priestley 1733-1804 English Physical Scientist and Theologian Joseph Priestley is best known for his discovery of oxygen, his fundamental studies of gases, and his contributions to the understa... Read more
2,030 words, approx. 7 pages
Joseph Priestley Born March 24, 1733 Fieldhead, England Died February 6, 1804 Northumberland, Pennsylvania Scientist, philosopher, teacher, minister Joseph Priestley. International Portrait Galler... Read more
3,341 words, approx. 12 pages
Priestley, Joseph(1733–1804) Joseph Priestley, the English scientist, nonconformist minister, educator, and philosopher, was born at Birstall, Yorkshire, the son of a cloth dresser. His mother ... Read more