Joseph Priestley

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Name: Joseph Priestley
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Nitrous oxide

Words by: Simon DiffordFirst synthesised by the philosopher and chemist Joseph Priestley in 1772, nitrous oxide (E942) is commonly known as laughing gas and is a colourless non-flammable gas with a pleasant, slightly sweet smell. Its nickname refers to ... [Published Diffords Guide - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Lunar Society gets behind the Save Wedgwood Appeal

The Lunar Society's Waheed SaleemTHE Lunar Society, whose founders included some of the greatest thinkers of the late 18th century - including the potter and social reformer Josiah Wedgwood - has put its weight behind the campaign to save the Wedgwood ... [Published TheBusinessDesk.com - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Anger over city college’s pay delay

A LECTURERS’ union has demanded answers after Leeds City College failed to pay its staff on time this week.Staff at the college were sent a message apologising to them for the delay which has been blamed on the bank holiday weekend.The college, which ... [Published Yorkshire Post - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

British Science Festival rolls into Birmingham, 6-11 September

Thursday, August 28, 201410:37 AMThe British Science Festival in Birmingham explodes with daring tales of warfare; roaring dinosaurs and ancient locals. Explore the dominance of the world’s largest predators, walk with your ancestors and discover the ... [Published Discover Britain Mag - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Historic chapel will show off its heritage

ONE of Warrington’s oldest places of worship will open its doors on National Heritage Day, September 13 to enable visitors to learn more about its history.Cairo Street Unitarian Chapel was founded in 1662 by dissenting C of E minister Robert Yates. It ... [Published Warrington Worldwide - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

No laughing matter: just say no to N2O

The video footage shows a young man in a baseball cap surrounded by friends. They cheer him on as he puts a red balloon into his mouth and inhales. The balloon shrinks, swelling back up as he breathes out. He repeats the motion a dozen times, then picks ... [Published London Evening Standard - Aug 21 2014]
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Nitrous oxide [Published Diffords Guide - Sep 12 2014]
Lunar Society gets behind the Save Wedgwood Appeal [Published TheBusinessDesk.com - Sep 04 2014]
Anger over city college’s pay delay [Published Yorkshire Post - Aug 30 2014]
British Science Festival rolls into Birmingham,... [Published Discover Britain Mag - Aug 28 2014]
Historic chapel will show off its heritage [Published Warrington Worldwide - Aug 28 2014]
No laughing matter: just say no to N2O [Published London Evening Standard - Aug 21 2014]
[tt] Edge 2014 Question: What Scientific Idea I... [Published TranshumanTech - Feb 04 2014]
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[tt] Edge 2014 Question: What Scientific Idea I... [Published TranshumanTech - Feb 04 2014]
Something for everyone and much to infuriate you. I esp. dislike attemptsto explain away free will, causation, space, time, and so on. They shouldbe explained, not explained away. I read them all pretty carefully, exceptthe articles on cancer, for I don't ...
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