Essays Tagged: "Earth"


6 million miles); its diameter is 4875 km (3030 miles); its volume and mass are about : that of the earth; and its density is approximately equal to that of the earth. Mercury revolves about the sun i ... Mercury's great density. The force of gravity on the planet's surface is about one-third of that on earth's surface.The Mariner 10 spacecraft passed Mercury twice in 1974 and once in 1975. It sent bac ...

(1 pages) 105 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

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

l. This is due to escape velocity; the velocity 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 ... eto travel the universe ourselves for these discoveries rather than peering through atelescope from Earth. The truth remains that we are coming closer to understanding themysteries of the universe and ...

(3 pages) 247 4 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Are We Alone? (about Extra Terestials)

OutlineThesis: We once believed that Earth is the only planet in the Universethat supports life. Today there is overwhelming evidence tha ... Documented SightingB. The Fever Spreads1. Pilot Encounters2. The Lights in the SkyII. Dents in the EarthIII. Unexplained PhenomenonA. The Writing on the WallB. GeodesIV. What About Religion?A. The Ch ... he N.A.A.D.S. (North American Air DefenseSystem) spotted a satellite of unknown origin orbiting the Earth. They knewthat it wasn't a Soviet satellite because it was orbiting perpendicular totrajectory ...

(6 pages) 216 4 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

My theory of the universe

ange world, read on if you dare! The planet you are on is a giant disco ball, rotating clockwise. (Earth) This disco ball is in a place that has two stories. It is on the first story ceiling, but t ...

(2 pages) 84 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Neptune, an overview of Neptune and its moons.

0 miles) and is the eighth planet from the sun. If Neptune were hollow, it could contain nearly 60 Earth's. Neptune orbits the Sun every 165 years. It has eight moons, six of which were found by Vo ... ed in 1989 by the U.S Voyager 2 spacecraft during its 1989 flyby f Neptune. Neptune as compared to Earth is 3.9 times the diameter, 30 times the distance from the sun, 17 times as massive, and 0.3 ti ...

(4 pages) 93 0 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Hale Bopp

Hale-Bopp, a comet that is about 122 million miles (about 1.3 times the distance of the sun to the earth) from the earth and is approximately 25 miles wide. Hale-Bopp was discovered on July 23,1995 b ...

(3 pages) 82 2 4.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy


it the second smallest planet in our solar system. It's volume and mass are about 1/18 that of the earth and it's average density is approximately equal to that of the earth. Mercury's magnetic field ... ately equal to that of the earth. Mercury's magnetic field is one-hundred times weaker than that of Earth's. Mercury has the shortest revolution of all the planets in our solar system and revolves aro ...

(2 pages) 80 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Variations in High Altitude Populations. The purpose of this paper is to describe the high altitude stresses and the general adaptations made by the Tibetan population in the Himalayas and the Quechua

ch most of my paper is quotes -"Some ten to twenty-five million people (that is less than 1% of the earth's population) currently make it[high altitude zones] their home(Moran,143)." The adjustment hi ...

(8 pages) 128 0 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


yday life process. Without habitat, life would not exist. Think of this. Humans, put here on earth with the surroundings of trees, water, mountains... and now, picture the earth without these t ... hings, we are messing up many habitats, not only ours, but ALL animals, for all animals rely on the earth as their habitat. This relates to evolution and an animals adaptation to a paticuliar climate ...

(1 pages) 71 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Greek Mythology. The Ancient Gods.

m in any way. The story of creation is a prime example of how the Greeks viewed the heavens and the earth. Zeus was the king of the sky, earth, and men. Zeus' son Apollo urged all Greeks to follow the ... t of order. From Love came Light and Day. Once there was Light and Day, Gaea appeared. Gaea was the Earth goddess. Erebus then slept with Night, producing Aether and Day. Aether was the heavenly light ...

(4 pages) 155 0 4.1 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Myth Book Report

        The setting for the story Prometheus Steals Fire From Heaven is In heaven, Earth, Olympus, and Mt. Caucasus. The time period is that of when there were only the (Greek) gods, ... and Mt. Caucasus. The time period is that of when there were only the (Greek) gods, and no men on earth, and none of the animals seemed worthy to rule the rest.II. Point of View:Omniscient p ...

(5 pages) 84 0 3.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Endangered Species

Earth is a strange and wonderful place. Its neighboring planets are virtually lifeless, but earth's ... Day by day, people require even more space, food, etc., and all these demands put a squeeze on the earth's resources, including its wildlife. The biggest problem for wildlife today is that people des ...

(11 pages) 326 1 4.3 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology


and work in space for extended periods, and to expand our knowledge of solar astronomy well beyond Earth-based observations. Skylab made much use of Saturn and Apollo equipment. Through the use of a ... station was completely made as a workshop area before launch. Crews visited Skylab and returned to earth in the Apollo spacecraft.THE FLIGHTSSkylab's 1st unmanned missionMay 14, 1973The station was l ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Management of the BLM's Public Land System

and grazing lands found on the surface to a massof oil, natural gas, and minerals laying below the earth. The history of these lands ishardly a dull story, because it is the story of the taming of th ... and grazing lands found on the surface to a massof oil, natural gas, and minerals laying below the earth. The history of these lands ishardly a dull story, because it is the story of the taming of th ...

(15 pages) 155 0 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Nothin New

g new under the sun. Since the beginning of time, as we know it, everything that is present here on earth today has been here for millions of years. We do not create anything new, we simply invent and ... ate anything new, we simply invent and construct with the resources that have been provided here on earth. For example, in the time of dinosaurs, all the raw materials were here to construct a automob ...

(3 pages) 82 1 2.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Shakespeare's Sonnet 19

ite. Indeed, he familiarly addresses Time as'thou' as he commands it harshely to 'blunt, n 'make theearth devour, n 'pLuck,' and 'burn.' Not onLy are theverbs 'blunt,n npluck,' and 'burn' linked by as ... Time's destructiveness as well. Each line offers a different image of Time atwork: on the lion, the earth, the tiger, the phoenix-bird. Time is indiscriminate inits devouring.In the second quatrain, t ...

(1 pages) 55 0 3.8 Apr/1996

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


d subhuman beast. Prospero has no feelings for Caliban. Therefore he thinks that Caliban was put on earth for work. Additionally Prospero just thinks he makes fires and does work for him so people sho ...

(1 pages) 42 0 4.7 Jan/1997

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

Shakespeare's World

SHAKESPEARE'S WORLDAlmost every nation on earth reads, studies and performs the works of William Shakespeare. No writer of any country, nor an ...

(13 pages) 250 1 4.7 Jan/1997

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

King's Speech

ligion, sex, age, and other petty differences should not mater. Every one has a rite to me here, on Earth. Everyone has a rite to be heard. I hope that some day, when a person looks at another they wo ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.8 Jan/1997

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

Who was Jesus - A Humanities Essay That Teaches The Study of The Bible As A Historical Document

of who Jesus was after finishingthe Book of Matthew. I had a new image of someone who was a down-to-earth, caring individual. I did not find quotes of Jesus that claimedbeing superior to the common ma ... rch was incredible fromthe time of Jesus! After reading Matthew and Mark during thetime of Jesus on earth, and then reading Acts, I was shockedat the change! A few things that happen in Acts are stran ...

(5 pages) 192 1 4.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity