The last chapter reviewed the chemical evidence for atoms that was discovered at the beginning of the nineteenth century In the decades that followed physicists asked, What are the basic properties of atoms? How are atoms alike? How are they different? What properties must they have to produce the observable properties of matter?
KeywordsThermal Expansion Buoyancy Force Upward Temperature Thermal Expansion Size Spring Maximum Percentage Variation
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