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What is Brownian motion? 


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Brownian motion can be defined as the arbitrary movement of the particles suspended in a fluid (such as a liquid or a gas) that result from their collision with the energetic molecules in the fluid. The botanist Robert Brown (in 1827) described this phenomenon by looking through a microscope at the pollen of Clarkia pulchella plant which is immersed in water.


This pattern of motion characte...

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