- Count A·ma·de·o [ah-mah-de-aw] /ˌɑ mɑˈdɛ ɔ/, 1776–1856, Italian physicist and chemist.
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This number, by the way, is known to science as "Avogadro's Constant."Marvels of Scientific Invention
Thomas W. Corbin
In 1843 Charles Gerhardt proposed to use the law of Avogadro as a basis for the determination of atomic weights.
Of the laws and hypotheses concerning gases, the one that is perhaps of most importance to chemistry is Avogadro's hypothesis.
In 1811 Avogadro distinguished between the ultimate particles of compounds and elements.
Avogadro's hypothesis gave the chemist a definition of "molecule;" it also gave him a definition of "atom."
- Amedeo (ameˈdɛːo), Conte di Quaregna. 1776–1856, Italian physicist, noted for his work on gases
- Italian chemist and physicist who formulated the hypothesis known as Avogadro's law in 1811.