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A Hundred Years Hence: The Expectations of an Optimist - Page 108
by T. Baron Russell - 1906 - 312 pages
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Elementary Household Chemistry: An Introductory Textbook for Students of ...

John Ferguson Snell - Chemistry - 1914 - 307 pages
...smallest visible particle of any substance contains millions of such molecules. Lord Kelvin estimated that if a drop of water were magnified to the size of the earth, the molecules would appear larger than small shot but smaller than cricket balls. Even invisible gases...
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Eclectic Physical Geography

Russell Hinman - Physical geography - 1916 - 376 pages
...microscope. Some idea of their extreme smallness may be gathered from Sir William Thomson's estimate. He says that if a drop of water were magnified to the size of the earth, its molecules, so magnified, would be about as large as base-balls. Common Properties of Matter.—All...
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Chemistry for nurses

Reuben Ottenberg - 1917 - 141 pages
...microscope. It will give you some idea of then 1 size to know that it has been calculated that if a single drop of water were magnified to the size of the earth, the molecules would be something like the size of baseballs. Weight of Atoms. — The atoms of the different...
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Junior General Science

Daniel Russell Hodgdon - Science - 1920 - 340 pages
...Lord Kelvin, the British scientist, to illustrate how minute he conceived the molecule to be, said that if a drop of water were magnified to the size of the earth, the water molecules, proportionately enlarged, would be even then no larger than between the size of small...
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The Scientific Monthly, Volume 13

James McKeen Cattell - Science - 1921
...question than that of any other fact of physical science. The atoms are infinitesimally small, so small that, if a drop of water were magnified to the size of the earth, the constituent atoms would be about the size of footballs. Perhaps a more striking illustration is that,...
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The Scientific Monthly, Volume 13

James McKeen Cattell - Electronic journals - 1921
...question than that of any other fact of physical science. The atoms are infinitesimally small, so small that, if a drop of water were magnified to the size of the earth, the constituent atoms would be about the size of footballs. Perhaps a more striking illustration is that,...
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A Course in General Chemistry

William Edwards Henderson - Chemistry - 1921 - 737 pages
...calculated that it would take 4,000,000 hydrogen atoms, placed side by side, to make a row 1 mm. long, and that if a drop of water were magnified to the size of the world, the atoms would then be somewhere between small shot and a baseball in size. Whitney has calculated...
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Junior General Science

Daniel Russell Hodgdon - Science - 1922 - 434 pages
...Lord Kelvin, the British scientist, to illustrate how minute he conceived the molecule to be, said that if a drop of water were magnified to the size of the earth, the water molecules, proportionately enlarged, would be even then no larger than between the size of small...
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Notices of the Proceedings at the Meetings of the Members of the ..., Volume 16

Royal Institution of Great Britain - Science - 1902
...recognised methods of physical computation. Lord Kelvin 1ms used the illustration that, supposing n drop of water were magnified to the size of the earth, the ultimate particles would appear to us between the size of cricket balls and footballs. I venture to...
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