Terrestrial helium discovered (14 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

William Ramsay (1852-1916) discovers terrestrial helium by spectroscopically analyzing gas produced by decaying uranium.

Citation:
Editors. "Terrestrial helium discovered". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6375, accessed 03 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. Victorian Scientific Thought and Applications