Classic Chemistry Experiments : A cartesian diver

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This is an experiment named after René Descartes (1596–1650). Descartes was a French scientist and philosopher. The Cartesian diver can be used to illustrate the behaviour of gases and liquids when compressed. In this experiment a Cartesian diver is constructed and some of the properties observed.

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