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On Haze and Dust


SOLAR light in passing through a dark room reveals its track by illuminating the dust floating in the air. “The sun,” says Daniel Culverwell, “discovers atomes, though they be invisible by candle-light, and makes them dance naked in his beams.”


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TYNDALL, J. On Haze and Dust . Nature 1, 339–342 (1870).

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