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A Favorite Abode of Science:

Santa Clara College and the Pursuit of Scientific Knowledge, 1851-1900

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Smithsonian - Pneumatic Syringe
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Pneumatic Syringe
Pneumatic Syringe
A stout tube closed at one end, and provided with a piston, for showing that the heat produced by compressing a gas will ignite substances.

Item# 325,980
Photograph courtesy of Steve Turner, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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