Essays Tagged: "one and a half"


of rotation is 58.7 days, or two-thirds of its period of revolution. The planet, therefore, rotates one and a half times during each revolution. Because its surface consists of rough, porous, dark-col ... ereby accounting for 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 ...

(1 pages) 105 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

A good essay on Parkinsons disease. Written for a medical class

e brain, which producesdopamine. Parkinson's is characterized by a severe shortage of dopamine.Over one-and-a-half million Americans are affected by Parkinson's Disease. Thestandard prevalence for PD ... t acknowledgeable symptom tothe public. However up to 25% of patients experience slight tremors or none at all. Whena patient does have a tremor it not only affects the limbs, but sometimes affects th ...

(4 pages) 190 0 4.7 Jun/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Egypt and Kuwait: A Comparison of Two Arab Countries

of Two Arab CountriesEgypt and Kuwait are both Arab countries, and yet they are very different from one another. Egypt has a culture that goes back centuries, predating Islam, and is considered part o ... and the definite differences between them.Kuwait is a small country with a population of just over one and a half million people. It is located at the head of the Persian Gulf, which is strategically ...

(18 pages) 175 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) HOW IT ALL STARTED: Southwest Airlines (SWA) begins in June 18, 1971, when SWA first operated a first airline consul between Houston, Dallas and San Antonio.

the first operated a twin-engine the SWA places its sixth Boeing 737 into service while flying over one and a half million satisfied customers to their destinations. Also at the same year SWA gets cle ...

(4 pages) 633 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Algeria. DeGaulle and the U.N.'s influence on Algeria's decolonization

olonial Empire before World War Two was second in size only to that of Britain. It had a population one and a half times the size of it homeland and was twenty percent larger. By 1962 however the colo ... e more than a remnant of what had been . The process of de-colonization had been a long and arduous one with France fighting tooth and nail to maintain all that it could of its empire. The removal of ...

(5 pages) 75 0 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Abortion: Choice or Life. Asks the question of whether abortion should be a choice or if life outweighs the choice for a woman to have an abortion.

ace it has called home for months and its young body thrown into a dumpster to never be seen again. One and a half million women have abortions each year in the United States furthering the question o ... ted States furthering the question of the morals of this higly controversial issue. (Emmens 8) Everyone needs to examine the facts and ask themselves if an abortion is killing of a human life or merel ...

(3 pages) 417 3 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Kielder Project - An essay about the Kielder Reservoir, its history and purposes and various effects it had on its surroundings.

dequate water supply to the North East. The dam wall was constructed just above the village of Falstone in the North Tyne valley, and the head of the dam lies below the village of Kielder itself, henc ... the head of the dam lies below the village of Kielder itself, hence its name.The Kielder project is one of the largest artificially created lakes in Europe, which is situated in one of the largest art ...

(3 pages) 20 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

The Growing Question of Oil Exploration in ANWR

g. 3). In this original act, Congress decided to hold off on making a decision on how to manage the one and a half million-acre coastal plain due to the area's potentially enormous oil and gas resourc ... c officials. The essence of the conflict is twofold: the possibility that the Artic Refuge contains one of the best remaining prospects for significant oil discovery in the United States, and that the ...

(6 pages) 88 0 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


cs are psychotic. These common beliefs however are false. Schizophrenia, a disease of the brain, is one of the most disabling and emotionally devastating illnesses known to man. But because it has bee ... parenting or personal weakness. Schizophrenia is actually a relatively common disease. An estimated one percent to one and a half percent of the U.S. population are diagnosed with it over the course o ...

(3 pages) 135 5 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Critically evaluate whether we live in a Fordist, Neo-Fordist or Post-Fordist society.

al society began to change. Looking the same as any previous models, this Model-T was built only in one and a half hours. The saved ninety percent of labour hour rapidly led to 'The First Industrial D ... and simple jobs, standardized single products, intense industrial relations will occur immediately. One comprehensive definition given by Michel Aglietta (1979) is the 'regime of accumulation involvin ...

(9 pages) 96 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

US ASEAN Business Council

tenth largest U.S. export market worldwide. With a population of four million, Singapore purchases one and a half times more U.S. exports than China, four times more than India, and more than most Eu ... h they cannot accept deposits of less than S$ 250,000. Furthermore, restricted banks are limited to one office. Off premise ATM's are considered branches, and hence restricted as well. Singapore shoul ...

(34 pages) 205 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Radio interview oral piece. Economics Title: Workplace Safety

000 injuries relating to workplace health and safety. Included in that is 2 900 fatalities. That's one and a half times the amount of deaths that occur in car accidents each year."But despite the gha ... ths that occur in car accidents each year."But despite the ghastly traumas that come over the loved ones and victims of workplace accidents, there are far more pressing issues that the government and ...

(4 pages) 43 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Yellowstone National park

ny different places in the U.S. like Washington D.C., Colorado, Nashville, and a few others but the one place that affected me the most was Yellowstone National Park. My trip to Yellowstone was quite ... when my parents decided that it would be a good idea for the family to go on a vacation to Yellowstone National Park. My parent also decided that it would be not only cheaper but also more fun to dri ...

(7 pages) 36 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Drama scene. 4 people acting. Very interesting piece of work. Only for the VERY creative.

edroom - Dorothy in night attire, desperate(lights in)Wizard as Munchkin: (taking a fit) Four feet, one and a half inches is not short! (grumbles under Dorothy)Dorothy: (impatient) I wasn't trying to ... insult you. I just want to know how you got in!Wizard as Munchkin: (not listening) I'm the tallest one around! (grumbling continues)Dorothy: I really don't want to argue - I just want your help...Wiz ...

(3 pages) 30 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama


reatments and help could have made her life worth living. Schizophrenia, a disease of the brain, is one of the most debilitating and emotionally devastating illnesses known to mankind. But because it ... akness does not cause it. Schizophrenia is, in fact, a relatively common disease, with an estimated one percent to one and a half percent of the U.S. population being diagnosed with it over the course ...

(7 pages) 80 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Change The Law of Abortion

Change The Law Of Abortion Each year, one million American teenagers are pregnant and eighty-five percent of these pregnancies are uninten ... have had abortions now regret it very much; they wish that they could take back for what they have done. It is very hard to see a baby killed by his or her own mother. Some teens have to have abortion ... n. Her mom found out that she was pregnant and told her to have an abortion. She was forced to have one because it would ruin her life and embarrass her family."But I feel that the greatest destroyer ...

(3 pages) 33 0 2.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Gypsies in America (Immigration the Roma people, their history, etc.)

ted thousands of genealogies in preparation for a genocidal action against them. Between a half and one and a half million Gypsies were murdered. What we do know, is that through slow migrations, thes ...

(4 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Is It Really There? (Schizophrenia essay)

known as a "split mind"; the person is in a world that has nothing to do with everyday experiences. One to one and a half percent of the U.S. population will be diagnosed with it sometime over the cou ... are these symptoms and are they easy to detect?The more obvious types of symptoms are the positive. One characteristic that is often experienced is delusions, which are known as thoughts with meanings ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.8 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

The similarities and differences of North and South Korea

These areas have many great harbors for fishing. The only natural disaster South Korea is really prone to are typhoons.The population in South Korea is larger than that in North Korea. There are48,28 ... ly located along the coast. Sixty-nine percent of thepeople work in the services department, twenty-one and a half percent work in industryfields, and nine and half percent work in agriculture. There ...

(2 pages) 71 0 4.7 Mar/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Holocaust

t. But Jews were not the only group singled out for persecution by Hitler's Nazi regime. As many as one and a half million Gypsies, 250,000 mentally or physically disabled persons, and more than three ... on Gypsies, 250,000 mentally or physically disabled persons, and more than three million Soviet prisoners of war also fell victim to Nazi genocide. Jehovah's Witnesses, homosexuals, Social Democrats, ...

(5 pages) 63 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History