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.
molecule, the corpuscle and the atom
in that it is an ion.
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.
It is these atoms
which, by their vibratory motion, produce both light and heat in the universe.
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.
Coming from the field of Quantum Electronics the project constitutes a change of subject and offers me the possibility to broaden my scientific skills and knowledge in the field of Atom
Optics in particular and Quantum Optics as a whole.