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SCIENCE NOTES AND NEWS.

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SCIENCE NOTES AND NEWS. NEW ELECTRIC FURNACE. Ba order to determine the points of fusion Off Jafraotory substances. W C. Heraeus has COD. rivueted at Hanau a new electric fu-naoe, tht aeaeatial part of which, says an American papel •onsists of a tube of iridium 20 millimeters tnioc and 40 millimeters in diameter and in which temperatures between 1,500deg. ind 2,000deg. Centigrade may be maintained for any desired length of time. To attain a temperature of I,OOOdeg. it is Tecessary to send through the tutfe an electric current of 1,200 amperes at 5 volfca At a certain temperature the iubstance under examination oegins to soften, and at a tempera. ture 5deg. to 15 deg. higher, depending upon tilt nature of the substance, complete fusion oesurs.

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