Mikhail Vasilyevich Lomo-nosov


  He was a Russian scientist who studied principles of heat and gases. He also was a geologist (who proposed a form of uniformitarianism), a mineralogist (who proved the organic origin of coal, petroleum, peat, and amber) and an astronomer (who discovered Venus had an atmosphere). He founded the first chemistry laboratory in Russia and founded the Moscow State University.



  1. Photographs in St. Petersburg, Russia


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