Essays Tagged: "Hypothesis"

Galileo vs Darwin

on for the two scientists' very different fortunes is simple: Galileo couldn't prove the Copernican hypothesis but Darwin was able to demonstrate the truth of his theory of evolution."In the world of ... theory of evolution."In the world of Galileo proof was what was needed to succeed with a scientific hypothesis. In the world of Darwin proof was not needed for a scientific hypothesis to succeed. Ther ...

(7 pages) 118 0 3.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Wolf Predations. This paper discusses four hypotheses to explain the effects of wolf predation on prey populations of large ungulates.

rey populations of large ungulates.The four proposed hypotheses examined are the predation limiting hypothesis, the predation regulating hypothesis, the predatorpit hypothesis, and the stable limit cy ... terpret various data sets obtained from field studies. It was concluded that the predation limiting hypothesis fitmost study cases, but that more research is necessary to account for multiple predator ...

(7 pages) 144 0 4.5 Jan/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology


tion.Purpose- To find the amount of gas produced by different concentration of peroxidesdecomposing.Hypothesis- The higher the concentration of the peroxidase the more gas will be produced.Experiment ... tion.Variables- Temperature.Purpose- To determine if the peroxidase will be effected by temperature.Hypothesis- Peroxidase treated with higher temperature will produce more gas until 38 degreesC, then ...

(5 pages) 274 2 4.2 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Seeing The Blood Vessels In The Back Of your Own Eye

the doctor an idea about how healthy you are as he looks at all the vessels in the back of your eye.HYPOTHESISI wanted to know if a person could see the blood vessels in the back of their own eye with ... the doctor an idea about how healthy you are as he looks at all the vessels in the back of your eye.HYPOTHESISI wanted to know if a person could see the blood vessels in the back of their own eye with ...

(5 pages) 57 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Alternative Sexual Directions in the Merchant of Venice

Antonio, the protagonist of the story, is extremely good friends with Bassanio. I have come up on a hypothesis that Antonio is gay and Bassanio is a bisexual. Antonio seems to like Bassanio in a roman ...

(1 pages) 46 0 4.2 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Testing antibotics on bacteria

icillin is being reduced because of the resistance many types of bacteria are developing against it.HypothesisMy hypothesis is that penicillin will inhibit the most growth against Bacillus subtilis, a ... or to broaden the penicillins' effective antimicrobial spectrum.ConclusionMy conclusion is that my hypothesis was only partially correct. In my hypothesis I stated that penicillin would inhibit bacte ...

(5 pages) 112 1 3.4 Mar/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A Study on Religion - Does religious involvement have any impact on how people act?

lt that theirmight be a pattern formed with involvement and the afore-mentioned variables.Forming a Hypothesis - My hypothesis going into this paper was: Those peoplewho are involve in their religion, ... ommy questionnaire or from the text. I tried to find similarities that either proved ordisproved my hypothesis.Make Generalizations - After completing my studies, I found a connectionbetween religious ...

(4 pages) 257 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Fire Retardant Fabrics

he time it took for the fabric to ignite6) Repeat steps 1 to 5 three times for each piece of fabric.Hypothesis: We think that the Polyester will ignite the fastest, because it is very light, and delic ...

(3 pages) 60 0 3.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

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

tery of the great pyramids has been who built them, and how they were built. For years the accepted hypothesis was slaves, led by slave drivers cracking whips to encourage faster work, built the pyram ...

(9 pages) 97 0 4.4 Apr/2002

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

The Biology of Beauty

ryshows abundance of sexual hormones, health, and strength of the immune system. They support their hypothesis ofsymmetry's affect on the abundance of sexual hormones with various scientific evidence. ...

(3 pages) 113 1 4.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality


em.More than 30 million persons in the U.S. say that they would like to quit smoking but cannot.One hypothesis to explain this problem is that the smoker craves the effect of the nicotine in the smoke ...

(1 pages) 52 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Critical Summary of Cultural Effects on Eating Attitudes in Israeli Subpopulations and Hospitalized Anorectics

ng amount of anorexia nervosa proportionate to the severity of the western influence. To test their hypothesis, Apter surveyed adolescent Israeli girls in 10 subpopulations of Israeli culture. Through ... eating disorder. Using a selected group of hospitalized anorectics as a control, they tested their hypothesis by surveying 783 adolescent girls in 10 Israeli subpopulations as well as a group of hosp ...

(3 pages) 55 0 2.2 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Galileo and Newton and their ideas

eliefsthrough experimentation and mathematical reasoning. He sites examples in life thatsupport his hypothesis. His argument is of a scientific nature because he is making ahypothesis on a distinctive ...

(4 pages) 82 0 4.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Reincarnation, what is is? Includes a story from People magazine

zes each seemplausible in there own right. With the help of the SEARCH method it will beshown which hypothesis fits best.Hypothesis 1: When a person dies the soul undergoes a process calledreincarnati ... re has been no new evidence found todiscredit the fact that Jenny has experienced reincarnation.The hypothesis will be examined using the five criteria of adequacy.(1)Testability. This hypothesis is t ...

(5 pages) 103 1 3.9 Aug/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Albert Einstein

stributed in a fluid. My next paper was on the photoelectric effect, whichcontained a revolutionary hypothesis on the nature of light. I proposed thatunder certain circumstances light can be considere ...

(3 pages) 57 2 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Effects of Stress, Alcohol Outcome Expectancies, Gender, Coping Styles, and Family Alcoholism on Alcohol Consumption

t acts as a stress antagonist. This theory was introduced by Conger (1956) as the Tension Reduction Hypothesis (TRW). It states that alcohol's sedative action on the central nervous system serves to r ... bout stress-induced drinking accurate? There have been studies which disprove the Tension Reduction Hypothesis. For instance, in a study by Conway, Vickers, Ward, and Rahe in 1981 it was found that 't ...

(6 pages) 279 0 3.3 Dec/1996

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

Linking Media With Fitness Perceptions, A Study on the Affect of Media on Fitness and Body Image

results indicate the students attitudes towards social fitness views and self-acceptance. It was my hypothesis that a correlation between media and the fitness concept will be found but the idea of a ...

(5 pages) 207 0 5.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

ISDN vs. Cable modems

the potential of each enhancement to deliverInternet access to residential users. It validates the hypothesis that upgradedcable networks can deliver residential Internet access more cost-effectively ...

(11 pages) 217 0 4.7 Aug/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Chronic Swamp Murders.

ed and broken his neck. A broken neck was definitely what killedthe man. The only problem with this hypothesis was that it left a few unansweredquestions. If the man was a hunter where did his gun or ...

(2 pages) 30 0 2.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

J.C.H Jones's article 'The Economics of the National Hockey League'

led 'The Development of First Class Cricket inEngland,' states the behavior of sport cartels. Three hypothesises are used to explain the behaviordescribed by Schofield, number two being developed by J ... scribed by Schofield, number two being developed by J.C.H. Jones (1969). (1) The profitmaximization hypothesis. (2)The joint profit maximization hypothesis that the entire cartel (league)strives for. ...

(3 pages) 119 0 3.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports