Raindrop Quotes (3 quotes)
Astronomy affords the most extensive example of the connection of physical sciences. In it are combined the sciences of number and quantity, or rest and motion. In it we perceive the operation of a force which is mixed up with everything that exists in the heavens or on earth; which pervades every atom, rules the motion of animate and inanimate beings, and is a sensible in the descent of the rain-drop as in the falls of Niagara; in the weight of the air, as in the periods of the moon.
Every dew-drop and rain-drop had a whole heaven within it.
The number of stars making up the Milky Way is about 10ΉΉ or something like the number of raindrops falling in Hyde Park in a days heavy rain.