Brownian motion is the erratic, jittery motion of small particles that was first observed by Robert Brown in 1827.
What is Brownian motion? How is it related to the development of the idea that matter is particulate?
Match the words in the left column to the appropriate blanks in the sentences on the right.
First described by Scottish botanist Robert Brown, Brownian motion is the ______ motion of particles suspended in a ______ (a liquid or a gas).
This motion is the result of the collision of these particles with the _______ atoms or molecules (i.e., the particles) in the fluid.
Frequently Asked Questions
What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?
Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Making Solutions concept. If you need more Making Solutions practice, you can also practice Making Solutions practice problems.
What professor is this problem relevant for?
Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Rusakov's class at OAKLAND.