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" To form some conception of the degree of coarse-grainedness indicated by this conclusion, imagine a rain drop, or a globe of glass as large as a pea, to be magnified up to the size of the earth, each constituent molecule being magnified in the same proportion.... "
Nature - Page 278
edited by - 1883
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Addresses Delivered at the Triennial Celebration ..., Volumes 24-28

1886
...that " if we conceive a sphere of water as large as a pea, magnified to the size of the earth, each molecule being magnified in the same proportion, the magnified structure would be coarser grained than a heap of small lead shot, but less coarse grained than a heap of cricket balls."*...
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Proceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow, Volume 18

Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow - Science - 1887
...implied by this conclusion, he asks us to imagine a globe of water or glass, us large as a football, to be magnified up to the size of the Earth, each...probably less coarse-grained than a heap of footballs. (Nature, July 19, 1883.) Here I think we may leave the subject, at all events for to-night. I am painfully...
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The Fundamental Principles of Chemistry: Practically Taught, by a New Method

Robert Galloway - Chemistry - 1888 - 364 pages
...molecules in it being increased in the same proportion ; the magnified structure would be coarser-grained than a heap of small shot, but probably less coarse-grained than a heap of cricket-balls. The number of molecules of gas in a cubic centimetre (0-06103 cubic inch) of air is...
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Popular Lectures and Addresses, Volume 1

William Thomson Baron Kelvin - Geology - 1889
...coarse-grainedness indicated by this conclusion, imagine a globe of water or glass, as large as a football,1 to be magnified up to the size of the earth, each...probably less coarsegrained than a heap of footballs. 1 Or say a globe of 16 centimetres diameter. STEPS TOWARDS A KINETIC THEORY OF MATTER. [Opening Address...
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The Review of Reviews, Volume 8

1893
...not so very minute after all. " Imagine," he says, " a globe of water or glass as large as a football to be magnified up to the size of the earth, each...proportion. The magnified structure would be more cross-grained than a, heap of small shot, but probably less cross-grained than a heap of footballs."...
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Review of Reviews and World's Work, Volume 8

1893
...not so very minute after all. "Imagine,"' he says, "a globe of water or glass as large as a football to be magnified up to the size of the earth, each constituent molecule being magnified SIR WILTJAM AT FIFTY. in the same proportion. The magnified structure would be more cross-grained than...
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Papers Read Before the Mathematical and Physical Society of ..., Volumes 1-2

University of Toronto. Mathematical and Physical Society - Science - 1891
...illustrates : " Imagine a raindrop or a globe of glass as large as a pea (about | in. diam.) to be magnified to the size of the earth, each constituent molecule...same proportion ; the magnified structure would be coarsergrained than a heap of small shot, but probably less coarse than a heap of cricket balls." If...
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The Visible Universe: Chapters on the Origin and Construction of the Heavens

John Ellard Gore - Astronomy - 1893 - 346 pages
...an inch ! Sir William Thomson says : '• Imagine a globe of water or glass as large as a football to be magnified up to the size of the earth, each...probably less coarse-grained than a heap of footballs." 1 That the ultimate atoms of glass must be excessively small may be imagined from the fact "familiar...
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Report of the ... Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand ..., Volume 4

ANZAAS (Association). Meeting - Science - 1893
...think, bear repetition. " Imagine," he says, " a globe of water or glass, as large as a football,* to be magnified up to the size of the earth, each...shot, but probably less coarsegrained than a heap of footballs.1' A glassful of pure water, then, consists of an enormous, an unthinkable number of molecules,...
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Essays in Historical Chemistry

Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe - Chemistry - 1894 - 381 pages
...implied by this conclusion, he asks us to imagine a globe of water or glass, as large as a football, to be magnified up to the size of the earth, each...probably less coarse-grained than a heap of footballs (Nature, 19th July 1883). Here, I think, we may leave the subject, at all events for to-night. I am...
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