Reference numberL&P/9/67
TitlePaper, 'Frigorific experiments on the mechanical expansion of air' by Erasmus Darwin
Date22 November 1787
DescriptionSubject: Chemistry

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Frigorific experiments on the mechanical expansion of air, explaining the cause of the great degree of cold on the summits of high mountains, the sudden condensation of aerial Vapour, and of the perpetual mutability of atmospheric Heat. By Erasmus Darwin, M. D. F. R. S. ; communicated by the Right Honorable Charles Greville, F. R. S'

Read 12 December 1787
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1788.0005
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6942Darwin; Erasmus (1731 - 1802); physician, botanist and poet1731 - 1802
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