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The Liquefaction of Gases


I DECLINE to follow Prof. Dewar into the fresh crop of irrelevant side issues raised by his letterm NATURE of February 28. The charge brought again Prof. Dewar, which I think I have amply substantiated, is that he has allowed the impression to go abroad that he has carried out much original research into the methods of liquefying the more permanent gases, and the properties of the liquids produced; whereas his experiments have been mainly repetitions of work done by others.

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