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The Chemical History of a Candle (1861)
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The greatest experimental scientist Michael Faraday delivered these six lectures at London's Royal Institution. Their subjects include the components, function, and weight of the atmosphere; capillary attraction; the carbon content in oxygen and living bodies; respiration and its analogy to the burning of a candle; and much more. Numerous illustrations.
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Presents a newly illustrated edition of Faraday's six classic lectures that provide an introduction to the principles of combustion. Includes twenty-two experiments that demonstrate the argument of the lectures.
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