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He studies the infinitesimal fluctuations of light from space in hopes of locating alien planets capable of supporting life.
FRESH OFF A PULITZER WIN FOR ‘THE OVERSTORY,’ RICHARD POWERS DELIVERS ANOTHER ENVIRONMENTAL ODERON CHARLESSEPTEMBER 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
People were looking at infinitesimal changes in the light of immensely distant stars—reflections in brightness of a few parts per million—and calculating invisible bodies that dimmed them in transiting.
WHAT IS LIFE? - ISSUE 106: INTELLIGENT LIFECALEB SCHARFSEPTEMBER 16, 2021NAUTILUS
You’re going to hear all these stories about all the folks, all the people that make it big, but they’re going to be like an infinitesimal fraction of everybody else trying to do the same thing and not being able to do it.
GILLMOR GANG: SOCIAL CLIMBINGSTEVE GILLMORJULY 30, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Clausius’s discovery and definition of entropy—one of the wonders of science—relied totally on infinitesimal changes from one equilibrium state of a confined system to another.
TIME FLOWS TOWARD ORDER - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERSJULIAN BARBOURDECEMBER 2, 2020NAUTILUS
The result is that even an infinitesimal inaccuracy in any measurement of the turbulence is enough to throw off any analysis of how it might evolve.
AN UNEXPECTED TWIST LIGHTS UP THE SECRETS OF TURBULENCEDAVID H. FREEDMANSEPTEMBER 3, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
And Lecky says, "Only an infinitesimal portion of the soil belongs to the descendants of those who possessed it before Cromwell."
IS ULSTER RIGHT?ANONYMOUS
Average Jones became vitally concerned in removing an infinitesimal speck from his left cuff.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
A portion might be termed satisfaction, and a minute balance, an infinitesimal part, termed—if there is such a thing in life—joy.
TYRANNY OF GODJOSEPH LEWIS
These infinitesimal distinctions between man and man are too paltry for an Omnipotent being.
DRACULABRAM STOKER
It is, at best, only a description of an infinitesimal bit of reality.
BY THE CHRISTMAS FIRESAMUEL MCCHORD CROTHERS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INFINITESIMAL

  • atom
  • crumb
  • grain
  • hint
  • infinitesimal
  • jot
  • mite
  • molecule
  • nucleus
  • ounce
  • particle
  • ray
  • scintilla
  • scrap
  • smidgen
  • speck
  • trace
  • whit
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