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An Edwardian white gold, pearl and diamond brooch, circa 1905. Of openwork design composed of a central single pearl surrounded by a floral motif set throughout with rose-cut diamonds, set within a pearl and rose-cut diamond border. Year 1905 was also the annus mirabilis of Albert Enstein, publishing papers that lay the foundations for quantum physics, introduced the special theory of relativity, explained Brownian motion and proved the existence of atoms.


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Milk (2800x). Light microscope. I Love this image! it appears modern, pretty and lively. I would never have thought milk looks like this close up and it makes me intterested into studying more substances as well as organisms


כ״ב) Inferno, the first part of Dante Aleghieri's epic poem Divine Comedy, is depicted as Nine Circles of suffering located within the earth - Limbo, Lust, Gluttony, Greed, Anger, Heresy, Violence, Fraud, Treachery.

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Decorating wood with electricity

This is a Lichtenberg figure (with fractal properties) made by brownian motion of electron in the wood which is an electrical insulator.


brownian motion Observe the erratic movement of the orange puck as you control the speed of ball bearings that strike it randomly from all sides. Robert Brown made the same observation of minute particles in a water sample under a microscope and mistakenly thought this was evidence of a microscopic life. It was Einstein who eventually put forth the correct explanation: it was the molecular interaction of atoms that caused the erratic movement!