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Collectively, these generate 22.8m newtons of thrust—about as much as eighteen 747 jetliners.
But the lysozyme actually had a piezoelectric effect of up to 6.5 picocoulombs per newton.
The average effect was around 2 picocoulombs per newton, similar to quartz.
The prototype can detect forces as small as 160 femtonewtons, about 10 trillion times less than a newton, the standard measure of force.
An object weighing 3.6 ounces is subject to a force of one newton from gravity.
How many Newtons or Mozarts were born in the favelas and could never develop their skills?
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Origin and Etymology of newton
First Known Use: 1904See Words from the same year
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