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Wed December 19, 2012 By: Keerthi
I came across the word phlogiston in your video,which has been described to be mixed with oxygen to get a product- an experiment by lavoisier....

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Thu January 03, 2013
Phlogiston theory evolved throughout the 18th century, because many experiments were being performed which needed to be explained. Most of these experiments were being performed by Antoine Lavoisier (the father of modern chemistry) and his followers (the Antiphlogistians). Yes, it was considered as a flammable cpmpound.
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