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Origin of joule
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A kite thus constructed will, as is stated by Dr Joule of Manchester, 'stand in the air with almost absolute steadiness.
The experiments of Rumford, Davy, and Joule were instrumental in establishing the equivalence of mechanical energy and heat.
The experiment has been repeated in various forms, and the value now accepted for Joule's equivalent is 777.
Thus to Joule we owe the foundation of chemical dynamics and the basis of thermal chemistry.
The phenomena of "shooting stars" were explained by Mr. Joule in 1847 by the heat developed by bodies rushing into our atmosphere.