who is the discover the oxigon

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    Suryap2012 | Guide-Level 11

    2011-10-27 21:53:59
    Oxygen was independently discovered by Carl Wilhelm Scheele, in Uppsala, in 1773 or earlier, and Joseph Priestley in Wiltshire, in 1774, but Priestley is often given priority because his work was published first. The name oxygen was coined in 1777 by Antoine Lavoisier,[7] whose experiments with oxygen helped to discredit the then-popular phlogiston theory of combustion and corrosion.

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