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The Atmosphere

By: A J Berry

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Aug 2011 | #189018 | ISBN-13: 9781107401679
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This volume, first published in 1913, gives an account of the history of discovering the different chemical properties and physical displays that make up the atmosphere.


Early history;
Chemistry during the phlogistic period;
The decline and fall of the phlogistic theory;
The principal constituents of the atmosphere;
The escape of gases from planetary atmospheres according to the kinetic theory;
Liquid air;
The inert gases in the atmosphere;
The radioactivity of the atmosphere;
The probable composition of the atmosphere in early geological time;

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