Humphry Davy | Davy’s Greatest Failure
Clip: Episode 1 | 5m
Humphry Davy’s discovery of laughing gas made him famous and led to a new job at the Royal Institution in London, where he dazzled audiences with his popular lectures. But with his attention diverted, Davy failed to follow up on his observation that nitrous oxide could be used for anesthesia, thereby condemning thousands around the world to decades of needless surgical pain.
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