Essays Tagged: "Physics"


object oriented, and has two components. These two components are natural and moral. Natural law is physics. It determines what is the case, and how things behave in nature. On the other hand, moral l ... s very valuable to everyone's life. Morals are proper for everyone, and since they are based on metaphysics, and metaphysics transcends differences, they are also cross cultural. Moral law has helped ...

(5 pages) 422 1 4.7 Dec/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

The Tempest. Raging Waters

udies that were done in secret and used to discover new forces, and to study the greater effects of physics. All this magic that took place results in many of the illusions that were created on the is ...

(4 pages) 110 1 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

What is Physics?

Physics, a branch of science, is traditionally defined as the study ofmatter, energy, and the relati ... rms, butthe legs as well.The medical field has seen enormous breakthroughs because of principles of physics.Doctors are now able to use lasers for surgery. Lasers are based on the physical principleof ... body such as kidney stones. Ultrasound uses sound waves to dissolve theseforeign bodies. If not for physics, ultrasounds would never have been discovered and utilized.MRI scans, another new discovery, ...

(2 pages) 76 0 3.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

This essay is titled "Is Psychology a Science?" and analyses the subject from the root to what it has become today.

e found the basic building blocks of which the world is made, you have the science of chemistry and physics. Once you have found the building blocks of the conscious experience and the laws that bind ... he practice of medicine.Does psychology seem less scientific then other sciences, like chemistry or physics for example? A well-known psychologist, B.F.Skinner, once wrote the following about science ...

(8 pages) 568 2 3.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Gauss, Carl Friedrich

nd mathematician. People call him thefounder of modern mathematics. He also worked in astronomy and physics.His work in astronomy and physics is nearly as significant as that inmathematics. Gauss also ...

(1 pages) 44 0 3.0 Aug/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

About Carl Friedrich Gauss

cian Gauss is frequently he was called the founder of modern mathematics. His work is astronomy and physics is nearly as significant as that in mathematics.Gauss was born on April 30, 1777 in Brunswic ... theory of the hypergeometric function. This function plays significant role in modern mathematical physics. Gauss discovered the method of so-called least squares. It is a method of obtaining the bes ...

(4 pages) 75 0 4.5 Nov/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Essay on Aristotle

- -In his Physics, Aristotle examines the theories and ideas regarding nature of his predecessors and then, ba ... erything is always changing and moving, and has some aim, goal or purpose. To borrow from Newtonian physics, we might say that everything has potential which may be actualized. An acorn is potentially ... atural goal or telos in Greek. "Nature", writes Aristotle, is "a 'principle of motion and change' "(Physics, 200b1), where "motion" or "movement" (or change as we discussed in our classroom) describes ...

(3 pages) 117 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The Motionless Arrow, Aristotle's thoughts on Zeno's Arrow Paradox

Aristotle's thoughts on Zeno's Arrow Argument as represented in Chapter 9 of Aristotle's Physics: A Guided Study can be understood in such a way that it might not be 'next door to madness'. ... isible segments.Zeno, however, feels that time can be divided into a 'smallest' part. After all, in physics, you can determine an object's instantaneous velocity or acceleration at a specific point in ... ind that premise three is a true statement. But considering we have found, according to the laws of physics, Aristotle's views are correct, then the premise is false, and the argument is not sound. We ...

(4 pages) 61 1 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The Truth About Physics and Religion

Many people believe that physics and religion are separate entities. Theyclaim that physics deals only with the objective, ma ... lues. It is obvious, from these, and from manyother comparisons, that conflicts have arisen between physics and religion.Many are convinced that the two fields completely oppose each other, and arenot ... wever, that these conflicts arefounded on a misunderstanding, and that there is no division between physicsand religion. I will also prove that the misunderstanding lies in the parables ofreligion and ...

(5 pages) 97 2 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Thommas Jefferson, the third president of the U.S.

erson entered college. Thomas studied hard and quickly mastered difficult subjects such as grammar, physics, and calculus. In about two years of college he learned everything you could know on the art ...

(5 pages) 103 0 4.6 May/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Aeroplane Physics


(3 pages) 70 0 4.7 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Radios, and how they work

Idoh GerstenPhysicsIdoh GerstenMr. ZambiziPhysicsMarch 12, 1995Radio is a form of communication in which intelli ...

(12 pages) 120 0 2.6 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Practical investigation on teminal velocity of a sphere in oil

Physics CAT OneExtended Practical InvestigationReportStudent Number:PurposeThe Purpose of this inves ... esults can be proven using Stoke's Law (for a detailed description of Stoke's Law and other related physics concepts refer to the article), but due word limit restrictions these calculations have been ... e weight of the sphere increases and therefore its terminal velocity increases.BibliographyDe Jong, Physics Two Heinman Physics in Context, Australia 1994McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Physics 2nd editio ...

(15 pages) 43 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Physics of Scuba Diving

The PhysicsOfScuba DivingSwimming with the Fish....Have you ever wondered what it would be like to swim ... e. This paper is designed to help give a general understanding of the sport and the importance that physics plays in it.Self-contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus, or SCUBA for short, is a hell of ... nal divers to go beyond goggles and breath-hold diving to more extended dives at greater depths.The physics of Scuba DivingUpon entering the underwater world, one notices new and different sensations ...

(18 pages) 113 1 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Max Planck

as the sixth child of a law professor at the University of Kiel. At the age of nine his interest in physics and mathematics was developed by his teacher Hermann Muller. When he graduated at the age of ... loped by his teacher Hermann Muller. When he graduated at the age of seventeen he decided to choose physics over music for his career. Although he is know for physics he was an exceptional pianist who ...

(4 pages) 47 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

"Second Sight" by Sinclair Smith.

o to the police. She was told to go and speak to detective Frank Soames; he had worked closely with physics before. Earlier that day Grayson had managed to find out that her donor was Aileen Mills, th ... ught of her as a normal person rather than a blind freak.Frank Soames is a detective who works with physics to solve cases. He's your average doughnut-eating detective. Frank works hard on his cases a ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Age of Spiritual Machines, by Ray Kurzweil. This report gives a basic summary of a very technical book on A.I.

oundation for Ray Kurzweil to issue his predictions later in the book. It includes many theorems of physics and mathematics, so if one is not relatively familiar with them, it is possible to miss thes ...

(3 pages) 82 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence

A biography of Democritus of Abdera from the Hellenistic Age. It has atomic theory in it and Democritus' reasoning and acomplishments and basically his life.

ome he didn't. He knew about a lot of stuff, and could have argued with anybody about anything from physics to poetics, He got his nickname from contributing many things, his nickname was "Wisdom".Dem ...

(3 pages) 46 1 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The effect and probability of the melting of the polar ice caps - as well as possible prevention (or lack of it)

burgs are more prone to break off and fall into the ocean. The ice bergs, in accordance with basic physics, displace an amount of water equal to their weight in order to stay afloat. Though the rise ...

(3 pages) 106 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Consciousness, Free Will, and Purpose in Human Life

e contemporary scientific view?" (93). In short, his argument is that contemporary science (such as physics) looks at problems from the bottom up. The smallest parts and processes come together to for ...

(4 pages) 227 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence