Monday 23 July 2012

On a New Series of Chemical Reactions Produced by Light. Tyndall 1868

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Tyndall beautifully describes phenomenon observed with a light beam and a tube of vapours"The most curious appearance that I noticed was that of a cloud resembling a serpent's head; it grew rapidly, a mouth was formed, and from the mouth a cord of cloud resembling a tongue was rapidly discharged. The cloud of iodide of isopropyl had a character of its own and differed materially from all others that I had seen."  His amyl nitrite experiments are immediately followed with ones using liquid chlorine.... 

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