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Discovered: Humphry Davy's earliest essays

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Humphry Davy essays

An example of the first work of Humphry Davy, the inventor of the Davy Lamp for miners, has been found at University College London.

UCL's Dr Andrea Sella explains how the Essays on Heat, Light, and the Combinations of Light, provide an example of his excellence in electro-chemistry.


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