Word of the Day
- The heavy fog along the coast of Peru on which plants depend for their moisture. It prevails from May to October up to a height of a hundred feet.
'Garua' translates from the Spanish as a 'very light drizzle.'
Quote of the DayEvery attempt to employ mathematical methods in the study of chemical questions must be considered profoundly irrational and contrary to the spirit of chemistry if mathematical analysis should ever hold a prominent place in chemistry
- an aberration which is happily almost impossible
- it would occasion a rapid and widespread degeneration of that science.
- Auguste Comte