Soot-figures on Ceilings


THIS phenomenon is often observed, though not often so clearly as in the case noticed by Mr. Poulton. It is due to the same cause as produces the dust-free space seen rising from hot bodies in illuminated smoky air, viz, a peculiar Crookesian (or rather Osborne Reynoidsian) bombardment of sufficiently small dust-particles, in the direction of decreasing… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/047608b0


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