Bunsen burner

1855 Bunsen burner

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Robert Bunsen, Peter Desaga chemistry

Bunsen burner

Common equipment

Flame test

Gradually, chemical methods were becoming standardized. New concepts (atomic theory, conservation of mass) and new tools (electrolysis and spectroscopy) were quickly filling in the periodic table and enriching industry.

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