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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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Further researches on the physics of the earth, and especially on the ...

Thomas Jefferson Jackson See - Earth movements - 1908 - 119 pages
...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...proportion. The magnified structure would be more coarse grained than a heap of small shot, but probably less coarsegrained than a heap of footballs.",...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volume 47

Science - 1908
...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...proportion. The magnified structure would be more coarse grained than a heap of small shot, but probably less coarsegrained than a heap of footballs'."...
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Science Series, Volumes 1-2

University of Missouri - Science - 1912
...compounds to a certain extent, of primary forms of matter." or a globe of glass as large as a pea, to be magnified up to the size of the earth, each...proportion. The magnified structure would be more coarse grained than a heap of small shot, but probably less coarse grained than a heap of cricket balls."...
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The Progress of Scientific Chemistry in Our Own Times: With Biographical Notices

Sir William Augustus Tilden - Chemistry - 1913 - 366 pages
...Imagine a globe of water, or glass, as large as a football (or say a globe of 1t5 centimetres diameter), to be magnified up to the size of the earth, each...probably less coarse-grained than a heap of footballs." — Lecture at Royal Imt., Feb. 1883. iv] BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES 137 covichian doctrine of centres of force,...
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A Text-book of Chemistry and Chemical Uranalysis for Nurses

Harold Lindsay Amoss - Chemistry - 1915 - 268 pages
...infinitesimal particles, Lord Kelvin says: "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 being magnified in the same proportion. The magnified structure would be coarser grained than a heap...
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New England Medical Gazette, Volume 46

Homeopathy - 1911
...the size of the molecule is as follows: "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...the same proportion. The magnified structure would not be coarser-grained than a heap of small shot, but probably less coarse-grained than a heap of cricket...
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Mathematical and Physical Papers

Joseph Larmor - Mathematics - 1929
...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...same proportion. The magnified structure would be coarser grained than a heap of small shot, but probably less coarse grained than a heap of cricketballs....
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Philosophy of Science: The Historical Background

Joseph J. Kockelmans - Philosophy - 1968 - 496 pages
...football, then if we could magnify the whole drop up to the size of the earth, the structure, he tells us, would be more coarsegrained than a heap of small shot, but probably less coarse-grained than a heap of footballs.6 Now I propose later to return to the atomic hypothesis. At present I will only ask the...
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THE DENTAL RECORD

THOMAS GADDES L.DS. ENF. ADN EDIN - 1883
...coarse-grainedness indicated by this conclusion, 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. THE DENTAL RECORD. WE have, says Nature, some very interesting figures before us comparing the different...
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Report of the ... Meeting, Volume 4

ANZAAS (Association) - Australia - 1893
...I 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...probably less coarsegrained than a heap of footballs.'' A glassful of pure water, then, consists of an enormous, an unthinkable number of molecules, each consisting...
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