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The Atmosphere of Heaven: The Unnatural Experiments of Dr Beddoes and His Sons of Genius

The Atmosphere of Heaven At the Pneumatic Institution in Bristol, founded in the closing years of the eighteenth century, dramatic experiments with gases precipitated not only a revolution in scientific medicine but also in the history of ideas. This book tells the story of Dr Beddoes and the brilliant circle who surrounded him. Full description

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