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Scales belonging to Professor Joseph Black

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Scales belonging to Professor Joseph Black
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This balance was used by Professor Joseph Black during his chemistry experiments.

One of a collection of apparatus and instruments from Edinburgh University used by Professors Black, Hope and Gregory - a pneumatic trough used by Dr Joseph Black in the collection of fixed air etc

Professor Joseph Black, 1728-1799, was a distinguished researcher and teacher of chemistry. He was the first to identify carbon dioxide within air and developed the theories of latent heat and specific heat.

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