Refrigerator magnets 023 Bunsen Burner

But why does Bunsen get all the credit? What about Desega and Farady?

Bunsen burner, device for combining a flammable gas with controlled amounts of air before ignition; it produces a hotter flame than would be possible using the ambient air and gas alone. Named for 

  • Robert Bunsen, the German chemist who introduced it in 1855
  • (from a design by Peter Desdega, who likely modified
  • an earlier design by Michael Faraday), …

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