An experiment showing how expansion is caused by heat. : News Photo
An experiment showing how expansion is caused by heat. : News Photo
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An experiment showing how expansion is caused by heat.

Illustration depicting an experiment showing how expansion is caused by heat. Fig 1: Copper ring and solid copper ball when cold the ball can pass through the ring. When ball heated the ring supports it. Fig 2: Thermometers containing tinted spirits of wine (ethanol). Fig 3: When thermometers placed in bowl of boiling water spirits of wine expands and rises up the tube. Fig 4: Aeolipile: brass ball partly filled with water. When placed on hot coals water will boil and the steam will rush out at T. Fig 5: Mercury thermometer mounted against a scale (D) and mercury thermometer with no scale board (E) being used in an experiment on effervescence. Dated 18th century. (Photo by: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images)
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Credit:Universal History Archive / Contributor
Editorial #:921898266
Collection:Universal Images Group
Date created:01 January, 1754
Licence type:Rights-managed
Release info:Not released. More information
Source:Universal Images Group Editorial
Object name:917_05_WHA_106_0571
Max file size:4316 x 4859 px (36.54 x 41.14 cm) - 300 dpi - 6.89 MB
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