Essays Tagged: "black holes"

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

Terrorist suspects held in Guantánamo Bay

rnational law. For Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, Guantánamo means the "legal black hole" for 660 internees from 42 nations, some of them Taliban fighters, suspected terrorists a ... rves that essentially they "have been placed beyond the law." But is there such a thing as a "legal black hole"? I submit that there is not. As a corollary to Baruch Spinoza's postulate that "nature a ...

(10 pages) 175 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Title: Time Traveling Author: Mohammad A. Basaj

ravel will workUnderstanding what time isNatural methods that will allow us travel in time:Rotating black holesWormholesMachines to travel in time and space at the speed of lightProblems confronting t ... oint in time. Those space phenomena that we are not certain of their existence yet include:Rotating black holesWormholesCosmic stringsNatural methods that may allow us travel in time:Rotating black ho ...

(11 pages) 35 0 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

A poem by me, entitled, "Copulo Ergo Sum"

.For the coming creationOr the rapture that just happenedAnd I don't want spelunkers hoggingAll the black holes that I nap in(Because they steal all the best treasure)Because Cogito Ergo SumI break, d ...

(1 pages) 39 1 5.0 May/2005

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 Gamma Ray Large Area Space Telescope.

being built at the NASA space center. GLAST will be used for gamma-ray astronomy, and to study how black holes work. The launch of GLAST is expected in September of 2006.GLAST is a multi-agency, inte ... y sky to be surprisingly dynamic and diverse, with sources ranging from the sun and moon to massive black holes at large redshifts. Most of the gamma-ray sources detected by EGRET are still unidentifi ...

(1 pages) 433 1 3.9 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

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

Black Holes.

Black holes are regions in space that have so much mass, nearby objects and even light can't escape ... in space that have so much mass, nearby objects and even light can't escape its gravitational pull. Black holes are thought to form from heavy stars. When these stars end their lives in a supernova, t ... s out over any other force that might be able to hold the star up. (http://design.lbl.gov/education/blackholes/, 1/15/06)Black holes cannot be seen because there is no light coming out of them. Becaus ...

(3 pages) 34 0 4.1 Jan/2006

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

The Contribution of Stephen Hawking

r, he lives to this date and he is best known for his research that deals with the understanding of black holes. Hawking challenged himself by overcoming his severe disability and trying to solve ques ... to create a single theory that would relate to the whole universe.In his famous research about the black holes, Hawking found out that "black holes leak energy and particles into space, and even expl ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Commentary On Sciences And Space

re numerous theories and laws in science about things which cannot be directly experienced, such as black holes, human evolution, and infinity. Scientists may believe in these theories because they se ... Scientists may believe in these theories because they serve as the best explanation to date. Black holes have never been directly experienced by humans, yet there are many theories about them. ...

(1 pages) 351 0 1.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Love is like...the universe

y distinct feelings. The galaxy doesn't consist of planets alone; it contains asteroids, stars, and black holes. Similarly, love doesn't consist of just an intimate affection towards one's parents, bu ...

(2 pages) 390 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

NASA

Space travel is as awesome as having no school because of a snowstorm. Safe travel through black holes to white holes is now possible. It is believed that such a trip might land the voyages i ...

(1 pages) 355 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Black Holes

This essay describes in depth test results and discoveries on black holesand whether or not they do exist. Special emphasis is placed on a discussion of Cygnus X- ... emphasis is placed on a discussion of Cygnus X-1 From the paper: "The only ways that we can detect black holes are to see the bending of light, or to examine the waves that they put off. The first th ... r (DeGennaro). A binary pair is a pair of stars that orbit around each other, in this case one is a black hole, and the star orbits around it. As it orbits the immense gravity from the black hole stri ...

(1 pages) 9 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Child Pornography

ld Pornography on the internet is very well alive and well. There are people who rummage around the black holes of the internet looking for Child Pornography or some call “Kiddy Porn”. Child ...

(3 pages) 30 0 3.5 May/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Understanding Black Holes

o examine and explore the principles of space. That mystery happens to be that of the ever elusive, black hole. This report will hopefully give you the knowledge and understanding of the concepts, pro ... 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 ...

(14 pages) 32 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Are the Dangers of Internet Child Pornography Exaggerated?

ld Pornography on the internet is very well alive and well. There are people who rummage around the black holes of the internet looking for Child Pornography or some call “Kiddy Porn”. Child ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Black Holes

Scientists have been trying to determine if black holes (earlier known as `frozenstars') truly do exist for several decades now. Thanks to the g ... nstein and his theory of relativity, researchers have been able to predict the cosmic phenomenon of black holes. A black hole is basically an area of space that has an unbelievably high area of concen ... is is due to escape velocity; the velocity required to exit an object's gravitational pull. Because black holes are so dense and massive the gravitational pull they possess captures light itself, maki ...

(2 pages) 542 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy