Essays Tagged: "Extraterrestrial life"

Perfect Day for Bananafish--this is an analysis of the short story "A Perfect Day for Bananafish" by J.D. Salinger

ed daily with challenges that at first consideration may seem impossible, or even ridiculous. If an extraterrestrial life form were to gaze upon out planet and observe our cultures, there?s no doubt t ...

(4 pages) 99 1 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

UFO's, Fact or Fiction?

rom an ape, or a godly being? Finding its major roots just recently after World War II, the idea of extraterrestrial life existing and visiting our planet has held us captivated. The probability of al ... and schemes, avoiding death at the hands of secret government hitmen, and proving the existence of extraterrestrial life, however farfetched, are quite regular. Though this image is good for publicit ...

(14 pages) 152 0 4.6 Mar/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

The essay is about Arthur C. Clarke. Arthur C. Clarke showed himself as a visionary in his novels Rendezvous with Rama, Childhood's End and 2001: A Space Odyssey

s science fiction writer, Arthur C. Clarke. He investigated such subjects as human interaction with extraterrestrial life and mystic righteousness of knowledge. Rendezvous with Rama, Childhood's End, ... ndezvous with Rama the Cosmo Christers were religious spacemen who claimed that Jesus Christ was an extraterrestrial being. Taking the religious beliefs of the present day and evolving them to fit the ...

(7 pages) 71 0 5.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why Are Many People Fascinated With Extraterrestrial Life?

Why are so many people fascinated with extraterrestrial life? One of the most logical answers to this question comes from the bible and our ... were the work of some prankster, he went to quite a bit of trouble."Despite all of the rumors about extraterrestrial life, we have no scientific proof of it existing. This fascination with aliens is d ... ey reject it. This has been the way science has worked for years.The bible does state that there is extraterrestrial life in existence. The scripture is talking about another type of intelligent life, ...

(4 pages) 47 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

We Are Not Alone, UFO.

odly being? Finding its major roots in modern society just recently after World War II, the idea of extraterrestrial life existing and visiting our planet has held us captivated.A skeptic is "one who ...

(7 pages) 77 1 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Independance day vs close encounters of the 3rd kind

ame main idea of the existence of life in outer space, they have large philosophical differences on extraterrestrial life.When looking at these two movies, besides the broad subject of alien contact, ... g train crashes and lethal toxins. In ID however, the populace found out quickly about the incoming extraterrestrials and many reacted with a welcoming attitude, standing on tall buildings with signs ...

(4 pages) 17 0 3.0 Feb/2004

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

The emergence of a new field in science - Exobiology

obiology, refers to the study of the conditions necessary to support the independent development of extraterrestrial life. Direct proof has not yet been found of life anywhere in the universe other th ... Drake equation after the American astronomer Frank Drake, who conducted the first radio search for extraterrestrial intelligence. In this formula, N, the number of civilizations capable of communicat ...

(2 pages) 84 4 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

How does Elli's search for truth and meaning differ form Palmers?

nd love, and life, and death.The whole concept of the movie is based not on the question of whether extraterrestrial life exists, but whether what we believe should be determined by what we can prove. ...

(2 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jul/2004

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

MARS about the life of mars

oes have life on it."Before space exploration, Mars was considered the best candidate for harboring extraterrestrial life. Astronomers thought they saw straight lines crisscrossing its surface. This l ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

UFO's and Aliens on Earth

eard about the supposed UFO sightings and Alien abductions that have so many people wondering about Extraterrestrial life. If you had mentioned seeing an Unidentified Flying Object (UFO), or spaceship ... are more intriguingly fascinating or as controversial as the possibility of earthly surveillance by extraterrestrial beings. Many people assume that the Welles broadcast was the basis for many of the ...

(14 pages) 73 0 3.4 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Aliens, Do they Exist?

development of the human species. This alone is not the only reason we believe in the existence of Extraterrestrial life and UFOs. Aliens along with UFOs exist because of Government Cover-ups, The Ro ... owledge. Lastly, there was no evidence indicating that sightings categorized as "unidentified" were extraterrestrial vehicles (http://www.af.mil/news/factsheets/Unidentified_Flying_Objects_a.html). Pr ...

(9 pages) 64 0 4.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Are We Alone? (Discovering the chance of Extra-Terrestrial Life in the Universe)

gan on Earth or what most scientists believe to have occurred for life to begin. I believe there is extraterrestrial life somewhere out in the universe whether it is or is not intelligent.In order to ... ther life forms in the universe. One way we "watch" the sky is by radio waves from SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence). Radio waves are the best source of detecting and transmitting signal ...

(7 pages) 91 0 4.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Extraterrestrial Life

t yields life to sentient beings? This is a question one must ask when questioning the existence of extraterrestrial life. Taking into account that the universe vaster than I or anyone could possibly ... niverse vaster than I or anyone could possibly comprehend, I am a firm believer in the existence of extraterrestrial lifeExtraterrestrial life is defined as life that may exist and originate outside o ...

(1 pages) 32 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

The Search for Intelligent Life Beyond Earth

s intelligent life beyond Earth? In a vast and uncharted solar system such as ours the existence of extraterrestrial life has always been a very real possibility. After all, our galaxy, the Milky Way, ... date, no hard scientific evidence has been presented which can positively identify the existence of extraterrestrial life. That being said, it is still very interesting to think about ways in which on ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Information On Mars

meaning the red one.Before space exploration, Mars was considered the best candidate for harboring extraterrestrial life. Astronomers thought they saw straight lines crisscrossing its surface. This l ...

(3 pages) 40 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Letter to John Howard the Australian Prime Minister

our ignorance. Mr Howard do we have enough knowledge from our space explorations, are there, if any extraterrestrial life in outer space. Alluding to the text 'Eve of the War', written by H.G Wells, i ...

(1 pages) 32 2 4.5 Aug/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Contact": How does Elli's search for truth and meaning differ from Palmers?

nd love, and life, and death.The whole concept of the movie is based not on the question of whether extraterrestrial life exists, but whether what we believe should be determined by what we can prove. ...

(2 pages) 1736 0 3.0 Oct/2006

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

The Roswell Mystery: Extraterrestrial or misguided weather balloon?

up by the government and that, it was more than likely something not of this planet. The theory of extraterrestrial life is not as farfetched as it may seem, and there is a rather large collection of ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Plurality of Worlds

The search for extraterrestrial life is not doomed to fail. Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle's "Conversations on the ... ncient Egyptians, Chinese, Babylonians, Indians, and Sumerians had all believed in the existence of extraterrestrial life, even if they were principally focused on angels and demons in their belief. T ... 'an says, "All praise belongs to God, Lord of all the worlds" besides mentioning angels and jinns ("Extraterrestrial Life"). Thus, scientists have enough support from historical and religious traditio ...

(6 pages) 34 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Is There Extraterrestrial Life Out There?

Are we alone here in the universe? Is there any extraterrestrial life out there? If so, how do they look like? These are a few of roaring questions ... past decades up until this moment. Before anything else, it is important to know what is meant by "extraterrestrial life" or also known as E.T. or aliens. By the term E.T., it suggests that life may ... t life may exist and originate from other than our planet. Moreover, some people believe that these extraterrestrial beings visit planet Earth every so often in what is called a "UFO", unidentified fl ...

(5 pages) 48 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays