Lavoisier & French Revolution

Antoine Lavoisier (26 August 1743 – 8 May 1794), a French nobleman and chemist, has been widely considered as the “father of modern chemistry”. Lavoisier was central to the 18th-century chemical revolution, which transited from alchemy to modern chemistry. Why Lavoisier was considered as the father of modern chemistry? Antoine Lavoisier determined that oxygen was a key substance in combustion and respiration. He discovered that water … Continue reading Lavoisier & French Revolution

Paris -Eight Days -1

Paris attracts millions of tourists for its history, culture, arts, architectures and foods. My daughter and I spent eight days in Paris together. We thoroughly enjoyed our adventure in Paris. (1) How to get around Paris? The best way to get around Paris is to take metro.  Unless you plan to use the Metro several times daily, don’t buy the day pass.  It is not worth it.  The … Continue reading Paris -Eight Days -1