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Chemistry an Exact Mechanical Philosophy

Naturevolume 63page489 (1901) | Download Citation

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“THE object of this work is to determine the exact shape of the atoms, to find their relative position in space, and to show that chemical force is purely a function of matter and motion.” Further, “the shapes obtained for the different atoms is the subject-matter of a British patent (atomic models) dated 1897.” Again, “the conclusions herein deduced (when accepted as true) will form a fitting climax to the discoveries of a century which has produced the atomic theory of Dalton, the theory of heat as a mode of motion, and the discoveries of the correlation of physical forces, and that force, like matter, is indestructible.”

Chemistry an Exact Mechanical Philosophy.

By Fred. G. Edwards, Inventor of Atomic Models. Pp. xii + 100. (London: J. and A. Churchill, 1900.)

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