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Name: Discovery of Hydrogen
ID: m31897
Language: English (en)
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: acid, Boyle, Cavendish, Dewar, gas, hydrogen, iron, Lavoisier, liquid, metal, Paracelsus
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Andrew R. Barron (
Copyright Holders: Andrew R. Barron (
Maintainers: Andrew R. Barron (

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Sep 5, 2009 6:14 pm -0500
Last revision to module: Jan 2, 2010 2:10 pm -0600


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Version: 1.2 Jan 2, 2010 2:10 pm -0600 by Andrew R. Barron
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Version: 1.1 Sep 5, 2009 6:33 pm -0500 by Andrew R. Barron
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