An observer endued with an infinite range of vision, and placed in that unknown center around which the entire world revolves, might have beheld myriads of atoms
filling all space during the chaotic epoch of the universe.
There is one atom
of sense in what you have just said.
It is distinguished from the corpuscle, also the ultimate, indivisible unit of matter, by a closer resemblance to the atom
, also the ultimate, indivisible unit of matter.
When the homogeneous atoms
of a mineral, moving freely in solution, arrange themselves into shapes mathematically perfect, or particles of frozen moisture into the symmetrical and beautiful forms of snowflakes, you have nothing to say.
It is so subtle, so difficult of analysis, that persons who are a little limited, or even simply persons of strong nerves, will not understand a single atom
His Behaviour however was entirely of a peice with his general Character; for what could be expected from a man who possessed not the smallest atom
of Sensibility, who scarcely knew the meaning of simpathy, and who actually snored--.
(and he himself an insignificant atom
in it) would go through fire and water, commit crime, die, or perform deeds of highest heroism, and so he could not but tremble and his heart stand still at the imminence of that word.
I know not, care not, for I deem no shame To hold men, flowers, and trees and stars the same, Myself, as these, one atom
in the whole.
"The ether, my friend, is an agglomeration of imponderable atoms
, which, relatively to their dimensions, are as far removed from each other as the celestial bodies are in space.
All were fully engrossed with the affairs of the day; Athos could not therefore have chosen a more inauspicious moment to speak of his friends -- poor atoms
, lost in that raging whirlwind.
"The average distance between the electron and its nucleus can be as large as several hundred nanometres -- that is more than a thousand times the radius of a hydrogen atom
," says Professor Joachim BurgdE[micro]rfer.
Our parameters setting is in agreement with that of Liu's group ; our calculated formation energy of a H or He atom
in W is in good agreement with Liu et al.'s results.