History of the Pneumatic Trough

  title={History of the Pneumatic Trough},
  author={J. Parascandola and A. J. Ihde},
  pages={351 - 361}
ALTHOUGH THE SOLID and liquid states of matter are the more tangible, it was the study of gases which laid the foundations for the Chemical Revolution. The contributions in pneumatic chemistry made by Torbern Bergman, Henry Cavendish, Karl Scheele, Joseph Priestley, and their contemporaries served to stimulate the studies of Lavoisier toward creation of the new chemistry. All of these studies became possible as a result of the development of an apparatus for the generation, collection, and… Expand
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