Daily Archives: June 10, 2014

Carl von Linde
June 11 is Carl von Linde’s birthday. Linde was the German engineer who developed the first mechanical refrigeration system. He worked from James Watt’s and William Thomson’s (Lord Kelvin) discovery that a gas would change temperature as it is compressed or expanded. He designed a two chamber system that used dimethyl ether […]

Today In Science History – June 11