XIII. The supposed effect of boiling upon water, in disposing it to freeze more readily, ascertained by experiments. By Joseph Black, M.D. Professor of Chemistry at Edinburgh, in a letter to Sir John Pringle, Bart. F. R. S

@article{BlackXIIITS,
  title={XIII. The supposed effect of boiling upon water, in disposing it to freeze more readily, ascertained by experiments. By Joseph Black, M.D. Professor of Chemistry at Edinburgh, in a letter to Sir John Pringle, Bart. F. R. S},
  author={Joseph E. Black},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={124 - 128}
}
  • Joseph E. Black
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
  • Dear Sir, We had lately one day of a calm and clear frost; and I immediately seized the opportunity, which I missed before, to make some experiments relative to the freezing of boiled water, in comparison with that of water not boiled. I ordered some water to be boiled in the tea kettle four hours. I then filled with it a Florentine flask, and immediately applyed snow to the flask until I cooled it to 48° of Fahrenheit, the temperature of some unboiled water which stood in my study in a bottle… CONTINUE READING