Humphrey Davy

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Noun1.Humphrey Davy - English chemist who was a pioneer in electrochemistry and who used it to isolate elements sodium and potassium and barium and boron and calcium and magnesium and chlorine (1778-1829)Humphrey Davy - English chemist who was a pioneer in electrochemistry and who used it to isolate elements sodium and potassium and barium and boron and calcium and magnesium and chlorine (1778-1829)
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1816British inventor Sir Humphry Davy tests his miners' safety lamp.
1778: Sir Humphry Davy, chemist and inventor of the miner's safety lamp, was born in Penzance.
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In 1802, Humphry Davy was appointed Director of the Laboratory.
Learn how to make a musical instrument such as a French horn or trumpet, create an animation based on pit ponies, produce a miners' banner, and explore the science behind the miners' lamp, invented in 1815 by Humphry Davy for use in flammable atmospheres where methane and other gases could cause an explosion.
Both Sir Humphry Davy and George "Geordie" Stephenson developed their safety lamps at much the same time.
William Wordsworth was so unsure of his punctuation that at the suggestion of Samuel Taylor Coleridge he sent a draft of the second edition of his Lyrical Ballads to a chemist, Humphry Davy, with this note: "You would greatly oblige me by looking over the enclosed poems and correcting anything you find amiss in the punctuation, a business at which I am ashamed to say I am no adept.
In 1809 Englishman Humphry Davy invented the arc lamp, and a decade later Warren De La Rue created the first sealed lightbulb.
However, at the same time that Stephenson was working on his lamp, Sir Humphry Davy was also designing one of his own.
Unsigned review of Consolations in Travel, by Humphry Davy.
Stephenson's safety lamp was demonstrated a month before the eminent scientist Humphry Davy demonstrated his very different lamp to the Royal Society.