Minutes of the Twenty-first Meeting

1903 Physical Review  
W HEN the sulphate of quinine is either heated or cooled through a high range of temperature, it is known to become temporarily phosphorescent and to possess the power of discharging an electroscope. It has been thought by some that this phenomenon, resulting from simple chemical reactions, is an argument for attributing the radiations of radium and the other active minerals to purely chemical changes. To obtain evidence in favor of or against such a view, experiments were 1 Abstract of a paper
more » ... presented at the meeting of the Physical Society held on October 31, 1903.
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