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Thesis, Colloid Chemistry, Devlopement
At first, it was a blur, that had shrouded a great mystery for ages and ages, until some seventy odd years ago. Then came Thomas Graham, who could not satisfy himself with merely viewing a blur as a blur. Being a scientist, he applied his mind experimentally, with the keen precision of any of the eminent astronomers using a telescope, and viewed more clearly this mist which hovered above the horizon . But maybe it was not due time fir the unfolding of the great secret, for Graham's focus only revealed a more complicated mist that had been seen before. It was clearer, it is true, however it was more mystifying
Bouise, Oscar A., "The Development of Colloid Chemistry" (1930). Electronic Thesis and Dissertation. 38.