He received his early education at the hands of the Catholic Abbey of Bourdeix, though later in life became an atheist. Inon the basis of this discovery and on observations of other gaseous reactions, Gay-Lussac announced the law of combining volumes, now known as "Gay-Lussac's law. Courtois recognized iodine to be a distinctive substance from its purple vapor, but its compound with hydrogen was at first confused with hydrogen chloride. In Gay-Lussac announced what was probably his single greatest achievement: White Sexual orientation: Create a map starting with.
This was all the more unexpected since sunlight decomposed it so easily.
Gay-Lussac also discovered the law of gas expansion, often attributed to J. In the same year, he published an important paper relating to the properties of gases. His relationship with his wife is said to have been very close and mutually supportive.
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