Does Brownian Motion Affect Bacteria ?

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Does Brownian Motion Affect Bacteria ?
« on: 21/03/2008 21:42:45 »
Dear All Minute-Forms-Of-Life-Experts,

See My Bacteria ?

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Nice eh ?.....

Does Brownian Motion have an affect on it ?


Ewe know something ?..I really don't know......do ewe ?

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« Reply #1 on: 22/03/2008 01:24:37 »
I remember looking at Brownian motion in 'science' in first year at the big school. It was a container of waterand some stuff with a light shining into it and things seem pretty random. When I got to sixth year physics, the teacher was setting up the experiment for the 1st year people and said that if the light wasn't there, nothing would happen and this wasn't even really Brownian motion.
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« Reply #2 on: 22/03/2008 20:51:35 »
Where in all that's holy did Neil get this question from!?  [???]
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« Reply #3 on: 22/03/2008 22:36:15 »
I'm starting to think he just has a template and fills in a few boxes.
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« Reply #4 on: 22/03/2008 23:15:05 »
I remember looking at Brownian motion in 'science' in first year at the big school. It was a container of waterand some stuff with a light shining into it and things seem pretty random. When I got to sixth year physics, the teacher was setting up the experiment for the 1st year people and said that if the light wasn't there, nothing would happen and this wasn't even really Brownian motion.


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« Reply #5 on: 22/03/2008 23:17:58 »
Where in all that's holy did Neil get this question from!?  [???]

What's wrong with what I think is a particularly legitimate question for a FRiday night !?
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« Reply #6 on: 22/03/2008 23:18:40 »
I'm starting to think he just has a template and fills in a few boxes.

DOH !!!...found out !!...It's a fair cop guvna and no mistake !!
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« Reply #7 on: 23/03/2008 08:45:52 »
Where in all that's holy did Neil get this question from!?  [???]

What's wrong with what I think is a particularly legitimate question for a FRiday night !?

I'm not saying there's anything wrong with it. But as far as I was aware, you thought bacteria was a type of camel!

Ah... maybe that's what the question really is - "Do camels display Brownian motion?" 

I've just had a silly thought - Brown Ian motion - Mr Beale walking around Albert Square after returning from a holiday in The Canary Islands! [:D]
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« Reply #8 on: 23/03/2008 13:09:28 »
Where in all that's holy did Neil get this question from!?  [???]

What's wrong with what I think is a particularly legitimate question for a FRiday night !?

I'm not saying there's anything wrong with it. But as far as I was aware, you thought bacteria was a type of camel!

Ah... maybe that's what the question really is - "Do camels display Brownian motion?" 

I've just had a silly thought - Brown Ian motion - Mr Beale walking around Albert Square after returning from a holiday in The Canary Islands! [:D]

I understand the dromedary reference..and I am impressed verily, with your knowledge of double humped camel joy...........Perhaps a local beaver optician might be worth a visit ?.....Unless you think it's camels that are displayed above then I am a tad concerened !!..LOL.........though, perhaps ewe're thinking of the prog rock band instead !! [:D]
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« Reply #9 on: 23/03/2008 20:50:34 »
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« Reply #10 on: 25/06/2009 20:00:17 »
Hi,

I believe that turnipsock reply is not really correct. Brownian Motion is an effect from the enviroment. Imagine particles or bacteria small bigger or small than the other molecules in the solution. They will collide to each other and therefore some thermal energy will arise from the contacts. The thermal fluctiation is Brownia Motion. Please read Howard Berg (Random Walks in Biology) if you want to know more about Browniam motion and other aspects of micron/nano size organisms.

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« Reply #11 on: 26/06/2009 06:34:40 »
Hi,

I believe that turnipsock reply is not really correct. Brownian Motion is an effect from the enviroment. Imagine particles or bacteria small bigger or small than the other molecules in the solution. They will collide to each other and therefore some thermal energy will arise from the contacts. The thermal fluctiation is Brownia Motion. Please read Howard Berg (Random Walks in Biology) if you want to know more about Browniam motion and other aspects of micron/nano size organisms.

Best wishes,
Leandro

Welcome to the forum leandro and thank you... I was just going to tell Neil how much I loved all those pretty Little Balloons but did not Know what Brownian Motion was.....I have never heard of it! lol...Thanks for the information....

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