Essays Tagged: "distances"


ly the same absolute magnitude, but closer, stands even higher in the list. Note that most of these distances are really nearby, on a cosmic scale, and that they are generally uncertain by at least 20 ... ing the same pattern in the skies year after year. In fact the stars are in rapid motion, but their distances are so great that their relative changes in position become apparent only over the centuri ...

(3 pages) 202 2 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Comparison of Willy Loman in Miller's "Death of A Salesman" and Troy Maxon in Wilson's "Fences" Compares the 2 main characters and questions whether they were good fathers.

th try hard to be good men and fathers, but unfortunately, they are imperfect in both aspects. Troy distances his self from his youngest son, and many could say that he is too hard and cold towards hi ...

(3 pages) 224 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Government Intervention on the Internet

, our society has become based on the sole ability tomove large amounts of information across great distances quickly. Computerizationhas influenced everyone's life in numerous ways. The natural evolu ...

(5 pages) 149 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Internet regulation, Government Intervention of the Internet

ur society has become based solely on the ability to move large amounts of information across large distances quickly. Computerization has influenced everyone's life. The natural evolution of computer ...

(10 pages) 627 0 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Radios, and how they work

rom one point to another by means of electromagnetic waves. Early forms of communication over great distances were the telephone and the telegraph. They required wires between the sender and receiver. ... gh fidelity of FM receivers. FM stations range in power from 100 watts to 100,000 watts. They cover distances of 24-105 km (15-65 mi) because government frequency allocations for commercial FM are in ...

(12 pages) 120 0 2.6 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Effects of Global Communication

the need for more frequent and reliable methods of communication allowing messages to reach longer distances. This was essential to the control of trade and other affairs between nations and empires. ...

(3 pages) 183 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Internet argrument

our society has become based on the sole ability to move large amounts of information across great distances quickly. Computerization has influenced everyone's life in numerous ways. The natural evol ...

(6 pages) 99 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Analyzing the Love between Phuong and Fowler in "The Quiet American" as it gradually increases as time goes on

es this arrangement to make us think that Fowler's feelings towards Phuong are hardly constant, and distances us from the fact that the feelings of Fowler are gradually increasing as time goes on.In t ...

(4 pages) 66 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Title: The Incas: Civilization of the New World Desc: A formal report about many aspects of the Incan culture. Such as: diet, architecture, government, and religion.

e very law abiding people, and their strong government was also able to govern the people over vast distances, with many natural obstacles. The Inca diet mainly consisted of stew, maize, beans, and ve ...

(10 pages) 129 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Do Chimps Possess Culture? (short)

ore complex in structure. This complexity can be seen in how we communicate our culture across vast distances. We are able to share and exchange ideas with other humans with different cultures and inc ...

(1 pages) 32 0 2.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

The Arabian Horse

s have an immense amount of endurance. They can carry the same load as other horses for much longer distances. There slender muscles allow them to run faster and longer without over heating. In additi ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

War in the 20th century

fficult for farmers to ship goods. The railroads charged higher prices and higher rates for shorter distances. Another problem was the farmers had to borrow money to make improvements, buy machinery, ...

(2 pages) 70 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Some general info on the plant kingdom... & ... info about bryophytes & seedless vascular plants.

idence, as there is in the case of animals, to establish the true evolutionary relationships of and distances between these groups. However, comparisons of nucleic acid sequences in plants are now ser ...

(7 pages) 57 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

The causes of the great depression.

universal acceleration, gravity causes an object to achieve higher speeds when dropped from larger distances. With these high speeds, a greater force is achieved. The market crash resembles this due ...

(4 pages) 82 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Heroin and the effects it has on your body;treatment and recovery.

stantly depressed and has a hard time coping with problems, and because of his extreme use of drugs distances himself from all of his family and close friends. He becomes so isolated that he kills him ...

(8 pages) 90 0 3.5 May/2003

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

Biography on Robert Goddard.

from a battery on his shoes, than scuffing his shoes on gravel and jumping off he could jump longer distances. This experiment soon came to a rest after his mother warned him to be careful and asked h ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space


les needed to move this produce did not exist. Canals were the answer to moving heave objects large distances.Canals were human made rivers which were deep enough to cope with barges which were capabl ...

(3 pages) 21 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Essay on Optical Fibres, and the advantages over other devices originally used.

a much higher bandwidth. This means that fibres can carry more channels of information over longer distances with fewer repeaters required.*Size and weightOptical fibre cables are much lighter and th ... the electrical bill. Although copper coaxial cable can handle the bandwidth requirement over short distances of a housing scheme, a copper system consumes far more electrical power than fibre, simply ...

(2 pages) 47 1 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

A essay on momentum.

nitially at rest. When they collide the two gliders will stick together and will move. -The masses, distances and times will be measured in order to calculate the momentums of the systems before and a ... n be attributed to the transfer from mechanical energy to thermal energy. Sources of Error: 1.) The distances measured in the two strobe photos were estimated. 2.) The measurement of time was an avera ...

(2 pages) 37 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Search For Dark Matter in the Universe.

our Milky Way, they use Doppler shifts to determine the rotation speeds of stars and gas at various distances from the center of the galaxy. This allows them to calculate the mass of the galaxy. What ...

(6 pages) 108 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy