Essays Tagged: "discovery"


made of hydrogen, helium,and some methane and ammonia, gives it a bluish color.DISCOVERY        On August 25, 1989, the voyager discovered Neptune, but onl ... our). The Voyager 2 observed Neptune almost continuously fromJune to October 1989. This discovery though, gives us just about all the infoabout Neptune.BACKGROUND...

(5 pages) 142 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Search for Black Holes

as a result, also be infinite. Since its inception, Astronomy as a science speculated heavily upon discovery, and only came to concrete conclusions later with closer inspection. Aspects of the skies ... object. It is said that a teaspoon of matter off a white dwarf would weigh 2-4 tons. Upon the first discovery of a white dwarf, a debate arose as to how far a star can collapse. And in the 1920's two ...

(9 pages) 283 2 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy


ides, when added together, equal the area of the square made from thelong side. Another geometrical discovery made by Pythagoras is that the diagonal of asquare is not a rational multiple of its side. ... de by Pythagoras is that the diagonal of asquare is not a rational multiple of its side. The latter discovery proved the existence ofirrational numbers and therefore changed the entire Greek mathemati ...

(2 pages) 102 1 3.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Heroin Abuse

th. In 1803 the compound responsible for the painkilling effect was found and called Morphine. This discovery brought even more use of Opium. Finally in 1898 a chemist discovered diacetylmorphine or H ...

(6 pages) 145 1 4.5 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Banquo's Soliloquy

hat he is the one who will start a chain of kings, not Macbeth. Strangely enough, Banquo makes this discovery two scenes from his death, not giving him enough time to tell others the discovery. ... loquy is placed two scenes before he died, not giving him enough time to tell anyone else about his discovery. Banquo has realized that Macbeth murdered Duncan but will die in two scenes anyway. ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.8 Mar/1997

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

Magic in the Tempest

ng point occurred in 1584, at the publication of Reginald Scot's The Discouerie of Witchcrafte (The Discovery of Witchcraft). This book was the first major book to denounce witch-hunts and their ringl ...

(3 pages) 123 0 4.2 Jun/1996

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

African and Native American Slavery

African and Native American SlaveryThe 1500's, a time of discovery, was when theEuropeans came to dominate most of the New World. TheEuropeans traveled to Af ...

(2 pages) 112 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism


name Buddha, meaning the enlightened one.Buddha became a traveling teacher and taught everyone his discovery. Buddha did not write any of his lessons down. He taught about the Four Noble Truths, (1) ...

(2 pages) 164 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

My opinion on life on Mars

My personal opinionI always wished that I would live long enough to witness the discovery of alien life on another planet. I guess a genie somewhere in this small world heard me an ... ess a genie somewhere in this small world heard me and granted my wish, well sort of anyway.The discovery of these microscopic life forms on a rock that came from mars found in an Antarctic ice ... established themselves as the Egyptians. But that is pure fantasy. Then again...Apparently the discovery of microscopic bacteria has greatly inspired Hollywood with already ten extra-terrestrial ...

(2 pages) 75 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

2001: A Metaphorical Odyssey

s to teach their young about the past. Through time, however, these myths become impractical due to discovery. This is when a new myth must be introduced to take the place of the obsolete one. Stanley ... se of his crew mates. Much in the same fashion, Bowman breaks the mold of the astronauts aboard the Discovery. He and Poole are share duties aboard the Discovery, but he demonstrates a higher level of ...

(3 pages) 139 2 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Cultural Construction of Gender and Representation of Identity in Soaps and Music Videos

the representation of female gender experience. The two interrelated sign systems- access signs and discovery signs- will be discussed. Music clips that will be focused on are Madonna's 'Burning Up', ... related sign systems developed from videos predicated on female gender experience- access signs and discovery signs. These can both be seen in Cyndi Lauper's 1983 hit "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" and ...

(8 pages) 285 1 3.8 May/1995

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

A little rundown on Brew

cident is the mother of invention" is a phrase that definitely holds true in the world of beer. The discovery was made way back when the Mediterranean region was the seat of civilization and barley fl ... caves where low temperatures helped mature the beer. The mid-nineteenth century brought the discovery of the refrigerator, allowing lagers to be made virtually everywhere. Louis Pasteur's stud ...

(8 pages) 92 0 4.5 Jan/1994

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut A book report on the novel about the atomic bomb which was dropped on Hiroshima. Explains major themes, opinion on novel and why it is a classic.

Felix Hoenikker's (the father of the atom bomb) children and others who knew him. He makes a great discovery which later leads to the freezing of all of the lakes and rivers in the world.3) This book ...

(2 pages) 128 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Should genetic engineering be banned?

quite a recent science. DNA, the basic material that determines genes, was discovered in 1953 (the discovery was announced in Nature magazine on April 25th, 1953), and 'It was only in 1956...that cyt ...

(6 pages) 313 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Kennewick Man History and legalities

olumbia River at Kennewick, Washington ( 2002, 1). This skull would lead to the discovery of a complete skeleton with characteristics of a Caucasian male. The significance of this ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Lost City at Giza and the Homes of the Pyramid Workers

hieroglyphs were found telling of a pyramid town and stating the name of mayors and overseers. This discovery sparked a new quest for the answer of who built the pyramids. Archeologists started to exc ... y found part of what seemed to be a bakery positioned off the first paved street on the planet. The discovery still left many questions unanswered but one thing that was certain, the pyramids at Giza ...

(9 pages) 97 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

This essay is about the metaphorical use of mathmatics in "The One Girl at The Boys Party" by Sharon Olds

by Sharon Olds."The One Girl at The Boys Party" by Sharon Olds is about the personal journey ofthe discovery of feminine sexuality in the life of an adolescent female. In this confusingjourney mathem ... ." (862). This statement seemsto exemplify the feminine power as it emerges out from within her.The discovery of feminine sexuality through the personal journey of the girl isexemplified in "The One G ...

(2 pages) 149 0 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Carl Friedrich Gauss

ominated the mathematical community during and after his lifetime. Hisoutstanding work includes the discovery of the method of least squares,the discovery of non-Euclidean geometry, and important cont ... postulate.He did not publish this work, conceivably due to its controversialnature.Another striking discovery was that of noncommutative algebras,which has been known that Gauss had anticipated by man ...

(3 pages) 73 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Experimenting with the Globe

nth-century pictures and the few references to features of the theatre that recur in the plays. The discovery of a fragment, a little over 10%, of the original Globe's foundations in 1989 gave the fir ... ng in the "lords' rooms" over the stage alongside Juliet's balcony. We need to know more about how "discovery" scenes worked, and most particularly about entrances and exits. The large size of the sta ...

(27 pages) 140 2 5.0 Apr/2002

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

This is a creative writing text about what I would be doing if the year were 1492. I had to finish the sentence, "It is the year 1492, and I..."

ater route to China. My crew and I hope against hope to beat the famed Christopher Columbus to this discovery.It has been weeks now on the water, and some of the men have become discouraged and dishea ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing