I. The Bakerian Lecture, on some new phenomena of chemical changes produced by electricity, particularly the decomposition of the fixed Alkalies, and the exhibition of the new substances which constitute their bases; and on the general nature of alkaline bodies

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  title={I. The Bakerian Lecture, on some new phenomena of chemical changes produced by electricity, particularly the decomposition of the fixed Alkalies, and the exhibition of the new substances which constitute their bases; and on the general nature of alkaline bodies},
  author={Humphry Sir Davy},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={1 - 44}
}
  • H. Davy
  • Chemistry
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
In the Bakerian Lecture which I had the honour of presenting to the Royal Society last year, I described a number of decompositions and chemical changes produced in substances of known composition by electricity, and I ventured to conclude from the general principles on which the phenomena were capable of being explained, that the new methods of investigation promised to lead to a more intimate knowledge than had hitherto been obtained, concerning the true elements of bodies. This conjecture… Expand
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