The elements, those "simple substances" of science, which they state we can no further subdivide or analyze have withstood the cosmic forces of heat, gravity, magnetism, electricity, etc. already existing and preexisting in the elemental state of formation of the earth. These forces cannot reasonably be expected to exercise potency as analyzing agents, when applied in a limited way by man.
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Splitting Atoms and Molecules
splitting the atom - Keely