Early Science at the Royal Society

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    January 17, 1677/8. Dr. King instanced, that a gentleman who was a patient of his, could, two or three miles off London, discover when he entered into the smoke of London. Upon this some discourse arose about the reason why some chimnies smoke, that is, do not convey the smoke from the fire up the funnel, but suffer it to spread into the room.

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    Early Science at the Royal Society. Nature 115, 105 (1925). https://doi.org/10.1038/115105a0

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