The Energy System Of Matter; A Deduction From Terrestrial Energy Phenomena by James Weir

The Energy System Of Matter; A Deduction From Terrestrial Energy Phenomena

byJames Weir

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Excerpt: ...102 this portion of the work it is proposed to investigate in the light of known phenomena the possibility of energy transmission between separate masses. As explained above, the term separate is here meant to convey the idea of perfect isolation, and the only masses in Nature which truly satisfy this condition are the celestial and planetary bodies, separated as they are from one another by interplanetary space and in virtue of their energised condition (§ 5 ). Since this state of separation cannot be experimentally realised under terrestrial conditions, it is obvious, therefore, that no purely terrestrial energy process can be advanced either as direct verification or direct disproof of a transmission of energy between such truly separate masses as the celestial bodies. But as we are unable to experiment directly on these bodies themselves or across interplanetary space, we are forced of necessity to rely, for experimental facts and conclusions, on the terrestrial energy phenomena to which access is possible. As already indicated in the General Statement (§ 11 ), the same energy is bestowed on all parts of the cosmical system, and by the close observation of the phenomena of its action in familiar operations the truest guidance may be obtained as to its general nature and working. In such investigations, however, only the actual phenomena of the operation are of scientific or informative value. There is no gain to real knowledge in assuming, say Pg 103 in the examination of the phenomena of magnetic attraction between two bodies, that the one is urged towards the other by stresses in an intervening ethereal medium, when absolutely no phenomenal evidence of the existence of such a medium is available. It may be urged that the conception of an ethereal medium is adapted to the explanation of phenomena, and appears in many instances to fulfil this function. But as already pointed out (see Introduction), it is absolutely impossible to explain...

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Title:The Energy System Of Matter; A Deduction From Terrestrial Energy PhenomenaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:August 24, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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