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The Chemical History of a Candle

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Candles are used as the theme for a series of lectures given to children at the Royal Institute in London, the first of the 'Christmas Lectures' from one of the great scientists in history.

Between 1827 and 1860 at the Royal Institution in London, Faraday gave a series of nineteen Christmas lectures for young people. His subjects consisted of Chemistry and Electricity, and included: 1841 The Rudiments of Chemistry, 1843 First Principles of Electricity, 1848 The Chemical History of a Candle, 1851 Attractive Forces, 1853 Voltaic Electricity, 1854 The Chemistry of Combustion, 1855 The Distinctive Properties of the Common Metals, 1857 Static Electricity, 1858 The Metallic Properties, 1859 The Various Forces of Matter and their Relations to Each Other.

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Author(s):
Michael Faraday (Author), William Crookes (Editor)
Condition:
As new
Edition:
2005
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1406500747
ISBN-13:
9781406500745
Number of pages:
87
Publisher:
Dodo Press
Title:
The Chemical History of a Candle

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Candles are used as the theme for a series of lectures given to children at the Royal Institute in London, the first of the 'Christmas Lectures' from one of the great scientists in history.

Between 1827 and 1860 at the Royal Institution in London, Faraday gave a series of nineteen Christmas lectures for young people. His subjects consisted of Chemistry and Electricity, and included: 1841 The Rudiments of Chemistry, 1843 First Principles of Electricity, 1848 The Chemical History of a Candle, 1851 Attractive Forces, 1853 Voltaic Electricity, 1854 The Chemistry of Combustion, 1855 The Distinctive Properties of the Common Metals, 1857 Static Electricity, 1858 The Metallic Properties, 1859 The Various Forces of Matter and their Relations to Each Other.

Author(s):
Michael Faraday (Author), William Crookes (Editor)
Condition:
As new
Edition:
2005
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1406500747
ISBN-13:
9781406500745
Number of pages:
87
Publisher:
Dodo Press
Title:
The Chemical History of a Candle

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