Otto Struve Quote

An erg is a very small amount of energy: it is about the amount that a moderately slow mosquito transfers when it collides with your forehead - and this does not include the sting!


The Evolution of Stars, Scientific American, Volume 188, Number 3, March, 1953 (p. 34)

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An erg is a very small amount of energy: it is about the amount that a moderately slow mosquito transfers when it collides with your forehead - and...

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An erg is a very small amount of energy: it is about the amount that a moderately slow mosquito transfers when it collides with your forehead - and...

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An erg is a very small amount of energy: it is about the amount that a moderately slow mosquito transfers when it collides with your forehead - and...

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An erg is a very small amount of energy: it is about the amount that a moderately slow mosquito transfers when it collides with your forehead - and...