Article ID: CBB000700630

Chemistry in the Académie Royale des Sciences (2003)


Description Argues that the Academy of Sciences “set the course of modern chemistry by developing a style of thorough, repeated, systematic experimentation and accurate measurement that resemble the practices that historians customarily credit to the late 18th century.” (from the abstract)

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Authors & Contributors
Todericiu, Doru
Piva, Franco
Marcialis, Maria Teresa
Outram, Dorinda
Salamand, M. Georges
Briggs, Robin
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Revue d'Histoire des Sciences
Comptes Rendus du Congrès National des Sociétés Savantes, Section des Sciences
Atti e Memorie della Accademia di Agricoltura, Scienze e Lettere di Verona
Transactions of the International Congress on the Enlightenment
History of Science
Experiments and experimentation
Cross-national interaction
Societies; institutions; academies
Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent
Grandjean de Fouchy, Jean-Paul
Lorgna, Antonio Maria
Cagnoli, Antonio
Balard, Antoine Jérôme
Pasteur, Louis
Time Periods
18th century
19th century
17th century
20th century, late
Early modern
Paris (France)
Académie des Sciences, Paris
Royal Society of London
Paris Observatory
Royal Observatory Greenwich

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