The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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object. With distance accurately perceived, the apparent size of an object tends to
remain remarkably stable, especially for highly familiar objects that have a
standard size. Thus, people's heads all tend to look the same size regardless of ...
This is a useful way of observing fast-moving objects such as machinery or insect
wings. If the flashes occur less frequently, the object will seem to move slowly in
its actual direction; when the flashes arrive more frequently, the object will seem ...
Because such mechanical quantities as momentum and energy involve the
speed of a particle, their relativistic forms differ from their classical counterparts.
In particular, the total energy Equiva- E of any object of mass m equals the
product of ...
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