Browsing Heat and Thermodynamics

6 articles found

Headword Date Article Type
Mechanical equivalent of heat found by James Joule 1843 T Note
Absolute zero point of temperature discovered by Lord Kelvin 1848 T Note
Entropy 1850 T Note
James Joule and Lord Kelvin demonstrate that a rapidly expanding gas cools 1852 T Note
Lord Kelvin formally states the second law of thermodynamics 1874 T Note
Radioactivity identified as partially responsible for the Earth’s heat 1903 T Note

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