Essays Tagged: "Astronomy"


of their brightness, with 1 representing the brightest down to 6 representing the faintest. Modern astronomy has extended this system to stars brighter than Hipparchus' 1st magnitude stars and ones m ...

(3 pages) 202 2 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Search for Black Holes

nite quandaries, so the quest for answers will, as a result, also be infinite. Since its inception, Astronomy as a science speculated heavily upon discovery, and only came to concrete conclusions late ...

(9 pages) 283 2 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Beta Pictoris

BETA PICTORIS: PLANETS? LIFE? OR WHAT?JARAASTRONOMY 102 SEC 013The ultimate question is; Is there a possibility that life might exist on a pla ... Beta Pictoris was found to have a circumstellar disk in 1983. It was first detected by the Infrared Astronomy Satellite. The disk is seen to extend to more than 400 astronomical units from the star (2 ... toris?; Sky and Telescope;Volume 88; page 10.ADDITIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHYA Closer Look At Beta Pictoris; Astronomy;volume 21; Page 18.Birth Announcements; Scientific American;volume 256; pages 60+.Faraway ...

(6 pages) 92 0 4.6 Apr/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy


today causing a bitter controversy is probably the most easy to understand, considering the complex astronomy jargon. Is life possible on Mars? The fact is we still don't know. 'Some of the early argu ...

(3 pages) 144 0 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy


ant person in the history of the world. He mademany contributions to the fields of math, music, and astronomy. Pythagoras's teachingsand beliefs that were once taught by him in his own school in ancie ...

(2 pages) 102 1 3.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies


ious leader who was responsible for important developments in history in the fields of mathematics, astronomy, and the theory of music.We know little of his early life, and even less of his writings. ... e could be explaned numerically. This idea was based on his observations in music, mathematics, and astronomy. Pythagoras made most of his discoveries in the field of math. He, or perhaps one of his s ...

(2 pages) 110 0 1.7 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

THe life and accomplishments of Benjerman bannaker

ying the workings of a pocket watch.A tobacco planter for most of his life, Banneker began studying astronomy when he was 57 years old. Before long he figuring out the exact times of sunrise and sunse ...

(1 pages) 109 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Gauss, Carl Friedrich

an scientist and mathematician. People call him thefounder of modern mathematics. He also worked in astronomy and physics.His work in astronomy and physics is nearly as significant as that inmathemati ... ge the firstsuch discovery in Euclidean construction in more than 2,00 years.His interest turned to astronomy in April 1799, and that field occupiedhis attention for the remainder of his life. Gauss s ...

(1 pages) 44 0 3.0 Aug/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

About Carl Friedrich Gauss

and mathematician Gauss is frequently he was called the founder of modern mathematics. His work is astronomy and physics is nearly as significant as that in mathematics.Gauss was born on April 30, 17 ... number as a point in the plane. Besides pure mathemaics, Gauss made very important contributions in astronomy, geodesy and other applied disciplines. For example, he predicted the location of some sky ...

(4 pages) 75 0 4.5 Nov/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

This is a essay/oral presentation on Gallileo Gallile

- Gallileo studied medacine at University- Later he becasme a proffesor, tecahing and interested in Astronomy, Mathamatics and a Physist.- Made many discoveries, eg. Pendulum and Mechanical Devices- L ...

(2 pages) 50 1 2.4 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Carl Friedrich Gauss info.

s. By the time his 25th birthday came around, he was already famous for his work in mathematics and astronomy. In contrast to his outside appearance, Gauss' personal life was very tragic and complicat ... Arithmetic, 1801), is a classic work in the field of mathematics.Gauss next turned his attention to astronomy. A faint planetoid, Ceres, had been discovered in 1801; and because astronomers thought it ...

(4 pages) 96 0 4.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Planispheres: Guide To The Night Sky

,something that would state that you don't need a lot of money, or special equipment toindulge into astronomy and actually enjoy it. I looked into maybe buying a smalltelescope, but I thought I would ... e lifetimes rains down on earth. That Tuesdaymorning I planned my observing location, along with my Astronomy Lab class. Onenight I tried searching for Saturn, which is a bright planet and normally it ...

(4 pages) 63 0 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Colonization of Mars: The Plan for Human Survival This essay describes how life could possibly be sustained on Mars and what is necessary for life to exist in general.

The Colonization of MarsThe Plan for Human SurvivalClass: AstronomyTable of ContentsI. Introduction...........................4-5II. Life..................... ...

(21 pages) 283 4 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

This is an essay on the life of Aristotle, one of the greatest philosophers in greek history.

s". This great achiever wrote on the many subjects of zoology, psychology, metaphysics, philosophy, astronomy, meteorology, chemistry, and geography.Aristotle was born in Stagirus around 384 BC on the ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Leonardo Da Vinci - a man before his time......

to be a painter but his interests and achievements spread into a variety of fields such as anatomy, astronomy, botany, geology, geometry, and optics. Moreover, Da Vinci drew plans for over 100 inventi ...

(5 pages) 255 2 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

A brief essay about Carl Gauss written for my statistics class.

s was one the great mathematicians of modern time. His work inthe areas of statistics, probability, astronomy and geodesy, among other fields, establishedbasic principles in the scientific world witho ... ater, Gauss remarried Joanna's best friend, Minna.Gauss spent the following years on the subject of astronomy. He worked on equippingan observatory in an abandoned tower of the old city walls. It was ...

(3 pages) 98 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Biography of the greek mathematician Pythagoras

oras' teenage years, he began to become known for his philosophic ideas. He also succeeded in math, astronomy, wrestling, and music.In music, he figured out that when a string is vibrating, the longer ... en a string is vibrating, the longer or shorter it is makes a difference in the tune of the note.In astronomy, he taught that the earth was a sphere, and in math he compared the difference between com ...

(1 pages) 85 1 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Biography of Carl Friedrich Gauss.

man scientist andmathematician is called the founder of modern mathematics. His work in physics and astronomy is as good as his work in mathematics.Biographists say that he got his good health from hi ... has at least one complex root. Besides pure mathematics Gauss made very important contributions in astronomy, geodesy and other applied disciplines. For example, he predicted the location of some sky ...

(2 pages) 39 0 2.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Who was Heloise?

lready mastered the traditional liberal arts of grammar, rhetoric, arithmetic, music, geography and astronomy, as well as theology. She attended some of his lectures at the cathedral. Before long, Pet ...

(8 pages) 44 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The life and accomplishments of Tycho Brahe.

y of Copenhagen to study law and philosophy. Also at this age he realized that he was interested in astronomy after seeing a partial eclipse of the sun. He thought it was amazing that something like t ... pzig, Germany to continue his study of law, he had to hide those materials from his tutor and study astronomy only during the night when he wouldn't be caught.While observing the stars one night, he s ...

(4 pages) 53 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics