Food, Physiology, and Force

E. L. Sturtevant
1879 Scientific American  
000 pounds. If successful in this, the thing is accomplished, known power for a known purpose; we form the curves of I six times as heavy as a man, and it is probable that multi. and our new industry established. Ten factories would our ships by means of studied formulas; and turn matter at' plying the results we have obtained by six would give a resupply our wants, and something over. wil l to the purposes of our pleasure or profit, by efforts cal· suIt not so very far out of the way for the
more » ... w. You should bear in mind that you are not merely work· culated with exactness, predicated upon known laws, and I It is undeniably true, if our premises are right, that the iug for an individual or company, but that you are dem0n· verified by results. Yilt we know not the properties of the' actual amount of labor expended will vary with the size of strating a principle or fact which, in my judgment, will single molecule of matter, nor can we even recognize the the animal; that the larger cow will usc up a larger amount eventually turn to your great advantage. The Germans I structure of the individual atom.
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