Carbon dioxide

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Discovery[edit | edit source]

Carbon dioxide was discovered by Joseph Black, a Scottish chemist and physician, in 1754.

Quick Facts[edit | edit source]

Name: Carbon Dioxide

Chemical Formula: CO2

Melting Point: 194.7 K (-78°C, -109 °F) (Sublimes)

Boiling Point: 216.6 K (-57°C, -70°F) (Sublimes)

Appearance: Colourless gas

Molar Mass: 44.010 g/mol