Who discovered Carbon Dioxide?

raman   October 2, 2011   Comments Off on Who discovered Carbon Dioxide?

Carbon dioxide is a natural chemical compound. It is colorless, odorless, slightly acidic and non-flammable gas. It is represented by the chemical symbol of CO2. Joseph Black, a French-Scottish physician discovered carbon dioxide in 1750s. He described that carbon dioxide is produced by animal respiration and microbial fermentation. It is formed when carbon burns in atmosphere with the presence of oxygen in a large quantity.

Carbon Dioxide Discoverd By Joseph Black