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Sir Humphry Davy, 1st Baronet (17 December 177829 May 1829) was a Cornish chemist and inventor who invented the Davy lamp and a very early form of arc lamp. He is also remembered for isolating, by using electricity, a series of elements for the first time: potassium and sodium in 1807 and calcium, strontium, barium, magnesium and boron the following year, as well as for discovering the elemental nature of chlorine and iodine. Davy also studied the forces involved in these separations, inventing the new field of electrochemistry. Davy is also credited to have been the first to discover clathrate hydrates in his lab.

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Philadelphia : Bradford and Innskeep ; New York : Inskeep and Bradford, 1812
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by Davy, Humphry, Sir, 1778-1829
[Oxford] : Electronic Enlightenment Project, 2008-
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