Essays Tagged: "Pendulum"

This is a essay/oral presentation on Gallileo Gallile

fesor, tecahing and interested in Astronomy, Mathamatics and a Physist.- Made many discoveries, eg. Pendulum and Mechanical Devices- Later on he took up a position at the court of the Medici Family wh ... y rich and powerful family at the time.Noteworth Aspects of his Life:Studied Medacine1581 theory on Pendulum1592 designed pump1604 produced idea of "super nova"1613 Discovered that the earth and plane ...

(2 pages) 50 1 2.4 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

An anaylisis of the "Pit and the Pendulum" by Edgar allan Poe.

surcingle. Fear and stress caused the prisoner to pass out. Upon wakening he became aware that the pendulum had halted its decent, only to resume after he became conscious of it. Undoubtedly, the pen ... f it. Undoubtedly, the pendulum was under the strict control of his tormentors. His escape from the pendulum was through a variant of Aesop's fable of the mouse and the elephant, where the smallest be ...

(1 pages) 70 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


PendulumAim: (1) To determine the value of g, the acceleration due qqqgravity(2) And to investigate ... the acceleration due qqqgravity(2) And to investigate how the period time (t) of an gggoscillating Pendulum, varies with the length of the string.Apparatus/Material: retort stand,String,Bob,Protracto ... e string.Apparatus/Material: retort stand,String,Bob,Protractor,Stop watch.Procedure: (1) length of pendulum was measured,(2) An angle of 50ْْ was the size of the angle to which gggpendulu ...

(1 pages) 54 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

"Something Wicked This Way Comes"

short story Hollerbochen's Dilemma which was printed in 1938. Bradbury wrote short stories such as Pendulum and The Lake. In 1945 another one of Bradbury's short stories became famous; The Big Black ...

(7 pages) 25 0 0.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Discrimination and Reverse Discrimination

The Pendulum of Discrimination Swinging to ReasonOver the last century, mankind has made significant inc ... great advances in fighting discrimination aimed at minorities. As will all sociological change, the pendulum often resists change and when change does occur, it often moves to far and the result is an ...

(9 pages) 411 0 4.5 Mar/2004

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

I found timelessness

fe in the transience of an instant; I sat up, in respect and humility. The leaf swung in descending pendulum. I rose to grab it, then stopped. I was standing in a small pile of wet and shredded leaves ...

(1 pages) 16 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Until it ends, there is no end

The sound of the clock echoed in the huge room. I stared up at it, at its pendulum swinging side to side. Time seemed to be dragging on. The room was bare, with only a large ... became aware of the monotonous ticking of the clock. Everything was still, except for the swinging pendulum.I remember hearing the creaking sound as I put my ear to the door. It was ajar, so I entere ...

(5 pages) 47 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Galileo exploring the renaissance world

athematics and left without a degree in 1585. It is said to be that whilst Galileo was studying the pendulum at the university, he made discoveries about a suspended lamp swinging back and forth. This ... it on to the heavens and started the age of telescopic astronomy.Galileo's inventions include; The Pendulum which he started discovering and studying in 1581; The Hydrostatic Balance, that he wrote a ...

(3 pages) 54 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Allais effect -- Changing our views on gravity and how it works.

economist who would go on to win the Nobel prize, decided to observe and record the movements of a pendulum over a period of 30 days. Simultaneously, during one of his observations, a solar eclipse t ... bservations, a solar eclipse took place. Just as the moon passed between the sun and the earth, the pendulum began moving faster that expected.Now known as the "Allais effect", it contradicts Einstein ...

(1 pages) 65 2 4.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

"The Masque of the Red Death" by Edgar Allen Poe.

outside world, represents life and demise. The chiming of this timepiece corresponds to life. "It's pendulum swung to and fro with a dull, heavy, monotonous clang.... and there was a brief disconcert ...

(5 pages) 26 0 2.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Galileo Galilei

tions of a swinging lamp in thecathedral of Pisa led him to the discovery of the isochronism of the pendulum, whichtheory he utilized fifty years later in the construction of an astronomical clock. In ... to follow his own pathII. Accomplishments other than in the field of astronomyA. Isochronism of the pendulum1. later led to astronomical clockB. Center of Gravity in SolidsC. Teacher at University of ...

(4 pages) 44 0 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Crime Control versus Due Process

ing the adversarial models of crime control and due process, America struggles to find balance on a pendulum between individual rights and social order. In this window of opportunity, crime control an ...

(7 pages) 188 0 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights


ortant scientific discoveries of all time were made including the telescope, the barometer, and the pendulum time experiment.The telescope is one of the most important inventions of the Renaissance. H ... is still in use today by some of the top scientists."� The last Renaissance invention is the Pendulum. The pendulum was the first invention ever to tell time with out the requirement of the sun ...

(5 pages) 1368 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A Worn Path"

meone as old as Phoenix Jackson. Phoenix Jackson is "very old and small,"� and "walks like a pendulum in a grandfather clock"� (507). She uses a "thin, small cane made from an umbrella"& ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Depresion Of The U.S

What I will do.I have planned an investigation to find out what sources affect the time taken for a pendulum to swing. I will do this by taking a piece of string 50 cm long and attatch a plastercine b ...

(1 pages) 359 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Go Faster!

ssively vibrating steering wheel, my eyeballs constantly and vigilantly swung back and forth like a pendulum searching for suspect cops, but yet all the while my mind was suspended in this timeless di ...

(4 pages) 267 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Reverse Discrimination

ational origin "need not apply"�. A lot has changed over the last 100 years. The proverbial "pendulum"� has swung in the direction of federal protection of certain people, but the proble ... you do and damned if you don't. Uncertainty prevails. It is apparent, though, that the proverbial "pendulum"� is in an evening-out process and trying to find middle ground. Discrimination is d ...

(16 pages) 63 0 1.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Sir Issac Newton

ured the centripetal force needed to hold a stone in a sling, and the relation between how long the pendulum and how long or short it swung. From this Newton got his Law of Gravity. Newton also did a ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Legal Process

filiation. Now it has broadened and some are not so obvious. Age discrimination was introduced. The pendulum has swung the other way. The older people used to discriminate against younger people and n ...

(3 pages) 31 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Ray Douglas Bradbury

magazine, in which he contributed most of the published material. Bradbury's first paying gig, was "Pendulum," which was published in Super Science Stories in 1941. Finally in 1942 he discovered his d ...

(2 pages) 526 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American