Subject: Michael and Sean: molecules in a whale

Dr. Cathy Schaeff (
Wed, 01 Oct 1997 15:06:22 +0000

hmmm, I don't know if anyone knows that. we could count atoms -- the
smallest components of chemical elements (e.g., oxygen, hydrogen,
sulpher, copper).  Since we know how much an atom of an element weighs I
guess we could figure it out........

Cathy Schaeff
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