Sunday, May 13, 1923

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Sioux City Journal, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1923, Sioux City, Iowa A pocket radio willsoon tiikc thr place of the vanity V Sciences Latest Coup Has Reduced Matter to Its Least Unit and Made Possible the Audion Giving Us the Marvel of All the Ages the Power to Transmit Sound With the Air Alone as the the World Go the essages With the Celerity of Thought IT of sosmall that if n million lodged in your eve you bo unconscious their has Revolutionized oiuwhole theory of the universe and upset many of the long established rules by which chemists have practiced their most exact of It has made possible a radio sot so small that the ultramicroscope cannot see it A minute part of a complete universe and whole so small that were it magnified many trillions of times it would lie just big enough serve as a stumbling block to a baby bac terium Vet this bit of nothing has revolution ized It made possible the auction which in turn made possible the Each one of these or elec is n miniature sending station that has every vestpocket radio Out distanced for speed and and the principles that underlie the electronic theory nre essentially the same as make possible tho sending and receiving of radio It may fulfill Sir Joseph Thomsons prophecy that tho day is not far off when the flapper or her mamma or grandma will take out of hsr bag a flat box and Instead of opening it and powdering her noso with tho contents will hold it to her concealed ears and listen to whom ever sho or sho may talk into which Is extremely more It is not nt all After a while Itvwill bo qulto a com mon sight to sou people walking tho street talking to others possibly hun dreds of miles nnd aa easily as ono ripw does in ones own living man equipped with a sixth genre which would enable him to peer into this hidden or inner works of the he would a marvelous Ho seo a continuous brilliant shower of electrons raining about a prodigiods bombardment incomparable to nny sight ever seen or to be Their movement is so rapid that in tho wink of on eye they wouKI travel around the earth several No not even Sir tho of tho electronic will ven ture a prediction us to what ihis knowl edge may mean to It tho opening of ii world hitherto closed to all It is not too much to ex that industrial chemistry will bo ablo to KOVO uorne difficult prob Everything about us presents question in The broken raiT and its toll of hundreds of wear and unexpected breaking of mam moth ure problems of chem But It is really a discovery in elee Becauie It directly question oil electricity it is in that field that it has EO far made its greatest Tho electron is actually a of negative Romances by the hundreds have been written about hidden cities nnd hidden but none can compare in in tense interest to the centuriesprolonged the hidden world about The glamour of scantily clad nativos digging in the mud under a tropical sun for historical treasures before The following quotation from an article by IJpnry special lecturer on research of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and indi cates the antiquity of this search theory that matter is discon tinuous and made up of minute particles which are incapable of dim inution in mass or alteration in charac ter is of great In the word atom by which these particles are collectively was coined by philosophers many centuries and the general principle stated that the properties of substances de pend on the nature of the atom and the manner in which they are arranged And the motions they mutually impart and phrases that jiound much lika those m which modern chemists define ttieir views of The ancien Greeks must have reached their opinion by reasoning for W3 have no indi cation that they carried out any experi and as they were substantially ut familiar with tho exact physical nnd chemical properties of it does not Hcpm possible that they could have ap plied inductive Up to recent years students have been taught that the atom the smaljest part of matter and that atoms combine and form a which thus becomes smallest part of a substance obtain na Thus tffo atoms of hydrogen and ono atom of oxygen combine and form one molecule of To break un his molecule of water would send it back to ongmal statehydrogen and oxy of which are elements be causa they could not be further reduced This bringing together of different ele mcns has but imperfectly stood under the term chemieHl lie electronic theory explains it and also that the atom 18 hc in each molecule is composed of association of so each atom is composed of an association of But all alike whereas each atpm is becomes positively charged be cause of tho loss of the negative charge Consequently a free electron or one loosely attachsrtl will fly to So the is filled with these particles flying about seeking resting Some those of the socfalled no do not lose There nre six of these substances and the chem ist calls them inert because he can do nothing with them he cannot split them he cannot make hem combine with others neither by electricity nor Thus they go riding about the universe oblivious of all about This is explained by the theory that when an atom contains enough electrons to form a perfect cube it becomes a second All points of attack are closed all must be in for otherwise tho perfect arrangement would bo It is a peaceful impregnable fortress set inthe midst of a universal there it must remain unless some scientist shatters the theory Much of this had to be determined by reasoning from Javvs proved as because the object of the cannot be detected by any of the human I he electron is so many times smaller than the shortest light wave that it could not be madp visible with any Instrument Tho five senses are perfect up to their In like manner there are some sounds nearly every It was invented by Lee Do and or plgmy t their unceasmg search for aresting When airatom loses an electron Qne told by the waves of he ThS J face which ia beyond the reach of the at m so shrill or too shrill for the ear to Itisthe same But its modest size is no handiciip the electron in its ambition to Hour to the A recent address by Henry Norris professor of astronomy at Princeton bo fore the American Philonopliical Society that tho electron is on fair way to solving somo astronomical rid As modern science understands the electrons tend tpjun just as all things tend to run he But in order to slow that electron must Rive up a certain amount of This energy given off corresponds ex actly with tho amount of light As the heat is more the atoms are stirred to greater the electrons flnd orbits in the and are torn away from tho atom Some have the aurora borealls or Northern Lights as vast quantities of these ionized electrons thrown off from the sun and conflicting with our electrical But in when the tern peraluro is relatively cool and atoms maintain a electrons are kept within their not so much energy is given the light is spondmgly reduced and to us the sun spot appears gUT heavens may hold a secret than the more explanation of Robert the Norman Bridge Laboratory at Mount that all substances ore mora or leu that is that all are throwing off this would in dicate vears to all will

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