CHEMESTRY (MS 1030-1048)
The role of acetylene as an illuminating gas. Its commercial value and its greatest disadvantages. Way of avoiding explosions. The history of the discovery of the gas. Refutation of the claims of Berthelot, especially his theory of thermo-chemistry. Acetylene's importance in breaking down the barrier between the organic and the inorganic.
Acetylene, Berthelot Pierre Eugene Marcelin refutation of, Chemistry