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James Dewar
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Birth Date:September 20, 1842
Astrology Sign:Virgo
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Died Date:March 27, 1923

Occupation:Rock/Pop singer

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James Dewar

Biography:James Dewar (September 20, 1842 - March 27, 1923) was a Scottish chemist and physicist.

He was the youngest of six boys, and he lost his parents at the age of 15. He was born in Kincardine-on-Forth and was educated at Dollar Academy and the University of Edinburgh, where he graduated. Later he became professor at the University of Cambridge 1875 and was a member of the Royal Institution 1877. He developed a chemical formula for benzene and performed extensive work in spectroscopy for more than 25 years. In 1891 he discovered a process to produce liquid oxygen in industrial quantities. He developed an insulating bottle, Dewar flask, still named after him, to study low temperature gas phenomena. He also used this bottle to transport liquid gases like hydrogen 1898. In 1905 he observed that cold charcoal could produce a vacuum. This technique was quite useful for experiments in atomic physics. He is credited as the inventor of the vacuum flask.

Along with Sir Frederick Augustus Abel, developed the smokeless explosive whose common name is cordite.

He died in London.

Personality and Character Cards:
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James Dewar's Personality Tarot Card Strength - Personality Card

Birthday: September 20, 1842

A time for self-awareness involving courage, strength, and determination.

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James Dewar's Growth Tarot Card The Hanged Man

Birthday: September 20, 2017

A sacrifice must be made in order to gain something of great value.




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