Essays Tagged: "Black hole"

Black Holes - how they are formed, how many there are, what properties thay have etc.

BLACK HOLESMike Carey Scientists have been trying to determine if black holes (earlier known ... instein and histheory of relativity, researchers have been able to predict the cosmic phenomenon of blackholes. A black hole is basically an area of space that has an unbelievably high area ofconcentr ... required to exit anobject's gravitational pull (The Earth's escape velocity is 11.2 km/s). Because black holesare so dense and massive the gravitational pull they possess captures light itself, makin ...

(3 pages) 247 4 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Search for Black Holes

The Search for Black Holes:Both As A Concept And An UnderstandingFor ages people have been determined to explicate ... scientific frontiers, the new quest of the heavens is to find and explain the phenomenom known as a black hole.The goal of this paper is to explain how the concept of a black hole came about, and give ... f this paper is to explain how the concept of a black hole came about, and give some insight on how black holes are formed and might be tracked down in our more technologically advanced future. Gainin ...

(9 pages) 283 2 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Black Holes

This essay is all about black holes, andhow they are formed. -Into the Depths of A Black HoleEveryday we look out upon the n ... rise when trying to examine and explore the principles of space. That mystery happens to be that of black holes. As you will read about black holes, you can finally appreciate the phenomenon, we all k ... inally appreciate the phenomenon, we all know as, black holes.In order to understand what exactly a black hole is, we must first take a look at the basis for the cause of a black hole. All black holes ...

(5 pages) 245 1 4.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Dry Heat; A poem written as I began to come out of a 2 year long deep depression

g away the will to liveThoughts cannot cross my mind the brick intercepts themThey disappear into a black holeThis hole is in the brick, which is in my headI think the brick is made of leadIt is so he ... g everything more painful.Well there is the downward spiral again. What color is the brick then?Red/Black like old dried blood.Murder is in my soul and the pain it forces me to carry is enough to driv ...

(2 pages) 53 0 2.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Black Holes

o examine and explore the principles of space. That mystery happens to be that of the ever elusive, black hole.This essay will hopefully give you the knowledge and understanding of the concepts, prope ... understanding of the concepts, properties, and processes involved with the space phenomenon of the black hole. It will describe how a black hole is generally formed, how it functions, and the effects ...

(12 pages) 153 0 3.9 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

What balck holes are.

en one of these enormous lamps burns out. Upon many speculations, one of the most facinating is the black hole theory. Not any star can become a Black Hole. For instance, the possibility of our sun be ... ghly unlikely, simply because it is too small. Only a very large star has the potential to become a black hole.The definitions of black boles are somewhat sceptical. Generally, a black hole is an area ...

(4 pages) 89 2 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

What is a black hole?

What is a black hole?A black hole is a region of space that has so much mass concentrated in it that there is ... l, it is unable to support itself against its own gravitational pull, and it should collapse into a black hole.In general relativity, gravity is a manifestation of the curvature of space-time. Massive ... ive objects distort space and time, so that the usual rules of geometry don't apply anymore. Near a black hole, this distortion of space is extremely severe and causes black holes to have some very st ...

(3 pages) 89 2 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Analysis of Pico Lyer's short story "Nowhere Man".

ing the emptiness that looms our generation. The meaninglessness threatens to swallow us all like a black hole. Lyer includes himself as being part of this new generation and gives his generation the ...

(2 pages) 51 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Black holes in space. If

o examine and explore the principles of space. That mystery happens to be that of the ever elusive, black hole. This essay will hopefully give you the knowledge and understanding of the concepts, prop ... understanding of the concepts, properties, and processes involved with the space phenomenon of the black hole. It will describe how a black hole is generally formed, how it functions, and the effects ...

(12 pages) 118 0 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Proving the Exstance and current theorums of the "black hole"

I told you it had enough power nothing could escape its grasp, even light? What is this, you ask. A black hole. (Asimov, 1-196)What is a black hole? A black hole is an old star that has run out of fue ... rse. The star must be bigger than a medium sized star otherwise it would just burn out and become a black dwarf star. (Asimov, 1-196)Now that the black hole has crushed itself, what does it do? Well, ...

(5 pages) 108 3 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

A creative writing piece on a day of work experience at a nursery; through the eyes of an alien. (Title - Santa Claus is coming to town)

ged to avoid collisions with the nostalgic shooting stars and just escaped death from the Opilostic black hole that awaited me before entrance to the Milky Way. To my surprise there were no signs of t ... e serious damage could be caused by excessive exposures to this harmful O2. Nothing in the greatest black hole could ever have prepared me for what I was about to encounter. We entered this hollow cub ...

(16 pages) 53 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

My Street

sounds of the fast paced spaceships soaring past you. You are in a non-place. A place of nowhere. A black hole. A place we humans once called a street. As an architect in this extraterrestrial world I ...

(9 pages) 65 1 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Athena vs Odysseus (accusation)[roughish draft]

to me. I cannot stand him waking me at all hours of the night, pleading for me to help him. He is a black hole for problems, and I'm sick of bailing him out.One of the first times I saved his life, wa ...

(3 pages) 17 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Parts of the Whole: Women in Lermontov's A Hero of Our Time as Missing Pieces of Pechorin

erything in life. His "restless heart" (40) simply gets bored with anything and everything. He is a black hole. He sucks everything and everyone around him into his vacuum, taking everything they give ...

(8 pages) 44 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Poem: Dark Emotions in the Moonlight

Y THROUGH LIFE WITH A LOVELESS SOUL,TILL ONE DARKEND NIGHT YOU FIND ME,YOU SEE IN ME A HEART WITH A BLACK HOLE,YOU WIPE THE BLOOD FILLED TEARS FROM MY EYES, SO I CAN SEE,IN A PITCH BLACK ROOM WITH A C ...

(1 pages) 41 1 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Black Holes

AbstractThis paper examines a phenomenal event of space that astronomers commonly refer to as a black hole. Included is an explanation of what a black hole is and how it is believed they are creat ... explanation of what a black hole is and how it is believed they are created. The forceful effects a black hole imposes on surrounding celestial materials and the limits or boundaries of a black hole's ...

(8 pages) 98 1 4.2 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Space Cadet in Me: College entrance essay to the aerospace engineering program.

e I could find, begged my parents for a telescope, and even wrote my first paper on the theoretical black hole. Learning about space was a passionate hobby of my childhood.I first began to seriously c ...

(1 pages) 845 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Black Holes.

Have you ever been watching Star Treck on T.V. and heard them mention something about black holes? Well, do you know what a black hole is? A black hole is so dense and has a gravity so s ... ole is so dense and has a gravity so strong, that they have an escape velocity, or the point in the black hole where objects can no longer return to space, of 299,792,458 meters per second. They can b ... put the date here if you want to). While gazing into the heavens, LaPlace and Mitchell discovered a black hole. They calculated the mass and size needed in order to get an escape velocity greater than ...

(4 pages) 39 1 2.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

How To Make A Black Hole

ional, way to take care of all the problems at same time. Get some your friends together and make a black hole!"Now wait a second," I hear you say. "Isn't a black hole a singularity in the time-space ... t, can escape? Aren't those a little dangerous? I could get hurt, or in trouble!" Well, I wont lie. Black holes can be dangerous to nearby matter, such as people, pets, planets and stars, if they are ...

(3 pages) 19 0 2.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Reactionary Essay: "Ceremony"

e things that no man should ever have to witness. Tayo begins to see his friends slowly slip into a black hole of depression, using alcohol to ease their pain. They begin to detest being Native Americ ...

(4 pages) 53 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American