Thomas Henry Huxley about heat (“The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century”, 1887) - The doctrine of specific heat originated in the eighteenth century. It means that the same mass of a body, under the same circumstances, always requires the same quantity of heat to raise it to a given temperature, but that equal masses of different bodies require different quantities.
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The doctrine of specific heat originated in the eighteenth century. It means that the same mass of a body, under the same circumstances, always requires the same quantity of heat to raise it to a given temperature, but that equal masses of different bodies require different quantities.
 Thomas Henry HuxleyThe Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century (1887). copy citation

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