Sir Humphry Davy used poetry and theatre to bring science to life

Sir Humphry Davy used poetry and theatre to bring science to life

Sir Humphry Davy used poetry and theatre to bring science to life

Sir Humphry Davy used poetry and theatre to bring science to life

Humphry Davy (1778-1829) rose meteorically to become a leader in the reformed chemistry movement of the late 18th century and a pioneer in the new field of electrochemistry.

Humphry Davy rose meteorically to become a leader in the reformed chemistry movement of the late century and a pioneer in the new field of electrochemistry.

Sir Humphry Davy (1778-1829)

Sir Humphry Davy was the first to isolate the element of Magnesium.

The first electric light in the history was made in the year 1800 by Humphry Davy, an English scientist. He also invented an electric battery while experimenting with electricity. When he connected carbon with the wires of his battery, the carbon glowed hence producing light.

Meet Humphry Davy: Inventor of the Electric Lamp

Miners' Safety Lamp & Portrait of Chemist and Inventor Sir Humphry Davy

Sir Humphry Davy, (1778-1829) Bt by Thomas Phillips, National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Humphry Davy, Bt by Thomas Phillips, National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Humphry Davy, 1830 engraving based on the painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769–1830)

Sir Humphry Davy, 1830 engraving based on the painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence

Humphry Davy

Humphry Davy rose meteorically to become a leader in the reformed chemistry movement of the late century and a pioneer in the new field of electrochemistry.

“O, Excellent Air Bag”: Humphry Davy and Nitrous Oxide | The Public Domain Review

“O, Excellent Air Bag”: Humphry Davy and Nitrous Oxide

Humphry Davy -  A statue of Davy stands in Penzance, Cornwall; he holds his safety lamp in his right hand.

Humphry Davy - A statue of Davy stands in Penzance, Cornwall; he holds his safety lamp in his right hand.

Humphry Davy - Wikipedia

Humphry Davy - Wikipedia

Detail from a satirical print from 1830 depicting Humphry Davy administering a dose of Laughing Gas to a woman while Count Rumford looks on (cropped out of the picture above), above the caption “Prescription for Scolding Wives”

Nitrous Oxide (laughing gas) parties and exhibitions, via (Drawing entitled "Living Made Easy - Prescription for Scolding Wives")

Infographic detailing the life and achievements of Sir Humphry Davy

Infographic detailing the life and achievements of Sir Humphry Davy

Painting of Humphry Davy

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