Essays Tagged: "Night sky"

Hale Bopp

I am sure all of you know, we have recently been able to see a new but not permanent additon to the night sky. This addition is known as Hale-Bopp, a comet that is about 122 million miles (about 1.3 t ... ew* there wasn't any other objects there." Thomas Bopp explains his story like this, "On the night of July 22, 1995 some friends and I headed out into the desert for a dark of the moon observin ...

(3 pages) 82 2 4.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Black Holes

black holes, andhow they are formed. -Into the Depths of A Black HoleEveryday we look out upon the night sky, wondering and dreaming of what lies beyond our planet. The universe that we live in is so ...

(5 pages) 245 1 4.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

A good story with a setting in the middle ages. Teachers really like things that are written from the middle ages. Very educational and entertaining.

a waste. He put the long saber into its sheath and his eyes seemed to glow. He walked off into the night without seeing me. Or did he? Was he planning to kill me, Jake Fisher? I couldn't tell. All I ... too strong for that. If he wanted to do this together, everyone would still be alive.Luckily, that night, I heard him talking to himself.His hair was as black as the night sky. Very long. He was a ta ...

(28 pages) 254 2 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The Vist

The night sky of Neton was a clear one. The deep blue,almost a black but well illuminated by the bright ... nk that there mightas well be aliens to make the group whole.A streak of light suddenly pierced the night's sky and left adazzling trail of cosmic dust behind it. Jane gasped in awe.A falling star. Th ... mind, or else it would dissipate with allthe other bits of wishful thinking that took place in the night.She tried to form an image, . She almost had it. She slowlyopened her eyes and visualized... M ...

(4 pages) 51 0 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Black Holes

Every day we look out upon the night sky, wondering and dreaming of what lies beyond our planet. The universe that we live in is so ...

(12 pages) 153 0 3.9 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Aurora Borealis

a BorealisThe Aurora Borealis is a beautiful display of lights created by nature that appear in the night sky. "Aurora Borealis", the Latin name of the aurora of the northern hemisphere, means the red ... and Russia. Here one may observe northern lights 90% of the time, which is almost every clear dark night. Though auroras occur all day, the day-side aurora has much weaker light than the night-side a ...

(4 pages) 112 2 2.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Art Criticism on Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night

Van Gogh's Starry Eyes Brings Out a Starry NightVincent Van Gogh's Starry Night is probably his most famous painting. Instantly recognizable be ... the subject of poetry, fiction, CD-ROMs as well as the well known song "Vincent" or "Starry, Starry Night" by Don McLean. Starry Night was painted in the mental asylum of Saint-Remy, 13 months before ... incorporated into this great work of art. The painting includes an 11 star and crescent moon filled night sky, a mountainous background of a small Dutch cityscape with a large building, which appears ...

(4 pages) 247 0 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Nocturnal Wonderland This is a descriptive essay about going to a rave and finding out what it's like. A personal story.It uses show don't tell.

the last massive rave of summer, and was anticipating a captivating, transformation of a hot summer night. When exiting the freeway all I can see for miles is a line of cars full of happy, go-lucky ra ... he music, the sweet aromas that fill the summer air, and {he magnificent images of the light in the night sky .The sassy scents surprised me.While standing in line along with thousands of other teenag ...

(2 pages) 134 2 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

This is my research paper for Honors English 11.

d their nation virtually wiped out, Wallace emerged from the shadows like some bright meteor in the night sky. He gained a spectacular victory over the English in one battle and sustained a crushing ... ty to avenge his father's death. William's spies and informers brought him news that Fenwick, the knight who had killed his father, was back in the south-west part of Scotland, and was entrusted with ...

(26 pages) 191 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Black holes in space. If

Every day we look out upon the night sky, wondering and dreaming of what lies beyond our planet. The universe that we live in is so ...

(12 pages) 118 0 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Giver - Sequel Essay

Chapter 1A crimson light struck through the wild night sky. Now the snow was falling down slowly, like milk dripping out of a jug. All around himself ... with joy. Like a bunch of wild buffalos stampeding down a road, thought Asher.From that day on, the nights were filled with contentment, with all the people feasting, laughing loud, and playing games. ...

(6 pages) 77 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Renaissance View of the Universe

VIEW OF THE UNIVERSEThrough history people have been very interested in what lay above them. Every night as the people would go to sleep they would look up and wonder, what are those white dots up th ... ok up and wonder, what are those white dots up there? Some of the astrologers who would observe the night sky knowing that the white dots are planets and stars were convinced that the planets had an i ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Murder? [short mystery]

uld control the passion and the unfading desire within her that made her depart from the house that night.The night that had enveloped a neighborhood along the Underground Railroad left her with a ... n next door, had questioned her last year. It would be too much of a risk.Like a bat through the night sky, she crept down the driveway backwards to the right and then straightening into the right ...

(4 pages) 45 2 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Two moons around Earth

The moon is the most recognizable object in the night sky. The dictionary describes the moon as the Earth's only natural satellite as well as the cl ...

(2 pages) 89 3 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Epic of Ashtad

him in the direction of where he wanted to be but knew nothing of where it was. The wrongs of this night had to be made right and he was going to find a way to abolish the devastation of this place. ... right and he was going to find a way to abolish the devastation of this place. Ashtad rode into the night and stared into the bleakness of the world around him hoping to catch a glimpse of something w ...

(10 pages) 31 0 4.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Black Holes

ns have known of the existence of stars since they have had eyes and an interest to gander into the night sky. Although interpretations may have differed on what stars were, they were always thought o ...

(8 pages) 98 1 4.2 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Evaluation of R. Frosts' "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"

hat Frost is trying to convey. Time spent contemplating this poem is like time spent looking at the night sky; you keep finding more and more little stars like you can keep finding alternate meanings, ... Evening," changes my mood whenever I think about it. It is written about a man on a harsh, icy cold night, in complete solitude. This brings on a feeling of peaceful solitude. Yet, it is a deep dark f ...

(3 pages) 37 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Story about a party

ion, I enjoyed quite a few parties and had my share of fun and adventures. However, of all the late night parties and adventures I became involved in, none will compare to the quest I became involved ... went anyway and with no intention of riding any rides, but rather to find a party to go to for the night.Well, as said, we went to the fair, and walked around for what seemed to be forever until fina ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Who is the I and the you in the "Love Song"? A personal response paper about T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock"

frock is in hell, in a lonely, alienating city. The images of the city are sterile and deathly; the night sky looks "Like a patient etherized upon a table", while down below empty "half-deserted stree ... s "Like a patient etherized upon a table", while down below empty "half-deserted streets" show "one-night cheap hotels / And sawdust restaurants". The fog/dog looks in on a room of stylish women "talk ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Poem- My Savior

ever get through it . . . no way to help itWishes of a savior go unheard and unwantedStaring at the night sky for inspiration . . . finding noneFinding meaning in everything because I have changedScre ...

(1 pages) 565 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories