Essays Tagged: "s rays"

NATURAL ELEMENTS AS A COMPARISON IN SHAKESPEARE'S POEMS

In the poems 'Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?' and 'My Mistress' Eyes Are Nothing Like the Sun', Willia ... l I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?' and 'My Mistress' Eyes Are Nothing Like the Sun', William Shakespeare compares his loved ones to nature. He uses natural elements in order to show that nature is s ... ved ones to nature. He uses natural elements in order to show that nature is superior to human beings. However, the poet comes to the conclusion that despite the fact that nature is more perfect than ...

(4 pages) 90 0 3.7 Nov/1996

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

How changes in the atmosphere, eukarotes, and multicellularity have occured and influenced life on earth

About 2.5 billion years ago, oxygen began slowly to accumulate in the atmosphere, as a result of the photosynthetic activi ... o accumulate in the atmosphere, as a result of the photosynthetic activity of the cyanobacteria. Those prokaryotes that were able to use oxygen in ATP production gained a strong advantage, and so they ... s that were able to use oxygen in ATP production gained a strong advantage, and so they began to prosper and increase. Some of these cells may have evolved into modern forms of aerobic bacteria. Other ...

(2 pages) 79 1 3.2 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Involvement of K+ in Leaf Movements During Suntracking

Involvement of K+ in Leaf Movements During SuntrackingIntroductionMany plants orient their leaves in response to directional light sig ... uctionMany plants orient their leaves in response to directional light signals. Heliotropic movements, or movements that are affected by the sun, are common among plants belonging to the families Malv ... mong plants belonging to the families Malvaceae, Fabaceae, Nyctaginaceae, and Oxalidaceae. The leaves of many plants, including Crotalaria pallida, exhibit diaheliotropic movement. C. pallida is a woo ...

(9 pages) 26 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Thoreau's views on life in Walden

Thoreau believed human life mimicked that of nature. Thoreau used the simile of how a day is like a year: "The night is the winter, the morning and evening are th ... ke a year: "The night is the winter, the morning and evening are the spring and fall, and the noon is the summer" (200). Therefore, following Thoreau's theory, if nature is 'reborn' every spring and n ... 0). Therefore, following Thoreau's theory, if nature is 'reborn' every spring and never actually dies, then life should be eternal as well. Thoreau describes spring at the pond as rejuvenation from th ...

(1 pages) 100 1 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Biography of the great mathematican Eratosthenes.

EratosthenesEratosthenes was born in Cyrene. There he read about a vertical well near Syene. At noon once ... was born in Cyrene. There he read about a vertical well near Syene. At noon once a year, the well was totally lit up by the sun's rays. He measured the angle of it's shadow by placing a post on the sh ... the angle of it's shadow by placing a post on the shadow at that time and date. He finally made an assumption that the Earth is round and that the sun's rays are parallel. Eratosthenes remembered from ...

(1 pages) 39 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

a story about when i was younger

When I was young...The sun's rays beat down on my heavy down coat, but thetrouble to take it off couldn't be ... down on my heavy down coat, but thetrouble to take it off couldn't be made. Screeching to a jolting stop, thesubmarine yellow school bus opened it's doors with a sucking noise,similar to a straw. Shov ... ow school bus opened it's doors with a sucking noise,similar to a straw. Shoving to the front, it was difficult not to whipother kids with my fifty-ton backpack I transported around like apack mule. A ...

(3 pages) 143 2 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

An active super volcano lying underneath Yellowstone Nation Park.

Recent geological studies have pointed to an active super volcano lying underneath Yellowstone Nation Park.A super vol ... lying underneath Yellowstone Nation Park.A super volcano is a volcano that will produce a huge catastrophic eruption and has a giant caldera. A caldera forms when magma rises from the mantle to creat ... ion and has a giant caldera. A caldera forms when magma rises from the mantle to create a boiling reservoir in the Earth's crust. This makes a chamber of boiling hot liquid rock also known as magma.Th ...

(2 pages) 40 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Race

Race appears very "natural" because it is normal to want to classify certainpeople into different groups to mak ... "natural" because it is normal to want to classify certainpeople into different groups to make it easier for us to understand. However, our skincolor was the reason that protected us from the environm ... s to understand. However, our skincolor was the reason that protected us from the environment. So basically, we are all thesame and we should not be put into certain categories of race just because we ...

(3 pages) 175 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The last few days of Shah Jahan's life - a hypothetical situation

The sun's rays filter through the small window of the tower. Another day of useless existence dawns upon ... ilter through the small window of the tower. Another day of useless existence dawns upon me.I feel as if I had consumed too much opiate, only with opposite effect. Instead of ecstasy, my life is a liv ... y with opposite effect. Instead of ecstasy, my life is a living nightmare.Through the window, I can see Mumtaz's tomb. How I wish she were alive! But, now she is in that lovely white palace I see. The ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Essay on a descriptive place you have visited. Using explicit amounts of detail and long, grammar filled sentences

White sand rolls into the bluish green water, creating the peaceful and calming atmosphere that this beach ... ter, creating the peaceful and calming atmosphere that this beach is known for. During the day, the sky is a beautiful blue, the sun shining through, it's rays beaming down on everyone soaking up it's ... e, the sun shining through, it's rays beaming down on everyone soaking up it's environment, and the sun's persistence making it impossible to forget it is there. Not a cloud in the sky, the light blue ...

(4 pages) 87 0 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

(Descriptive Essay) (Title) A SWIMMING ADVENTURE

A SWIMMING ADVENTUREBy Misty MooreAwaking early, I decided to sit on the screened porch and watch the ... ADVENTUREBy Misty MooreAwaking early, I decided to sit on the screened porch and watch the Florida sun come up. Within a very short time as I sat there, the sun peaked on the horizon as it gradually ... hin a very short time as I sat there, the sun peaked on the horizon as it gradually awakened from its night of slumber. The dew sparkled like diamonds as the sun's rays tenderly caressed the grass.Off ...

(5 pages) 71 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The History of the Radio.

Photovoltaic CellsAs our society expands, there become greater needs for energy. The rate that we are currently using ... xpands, there become greater needs for energy. The rate that we are currently using non-renewable resources is dreadful and they will be depleted quite soon. And so we should begin focusing on other f ... l be depleted quite soon. And so we should begin focusing on other forms of energy that can be harnessed and converted to a useable form. One great source of renewable energy is the Solar Energy for o ...

(7 pages) 22 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Global Warming

Global warming and the greenhouse effect worry many geologists. The greenhouse effect is a natural process that keeps the earth at ... orry many geologists. The greenhouse effect is a natural process that keeps the earth at temperatures that are livable. You ask - what does the greenhouse effect have to do with global warming? When h ... livable. You ask - what does the greenhouse effect have to do with global warming? When humans release gases into the air, the greenhouse effect will alter the temperature of the earth. More gases in ...

(6 pages) 157 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

John Donne's "The Sun Rising"

In his poem, "The Sun Rising," Donne immerses the reader into his transmuted reality with an apostrophe t ... The Sun Rising," Donne immerses the reader into his transmuted reality with an apostrophe to the "busy old fool, unruly sun" that "through curtains" calls upon him, seizing him from the bliss which "n ... unruly sun" that "through curtains" calls upon him, seizing him from the bliss which "no season knows." This bliss, a passionate love, stimulates him to reinvent reality within the confines of his own ...

(2 pages) 40 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Comparison of common law and equity law

Originally, common law was customary law, folk law, based on precedent. There was of course statutory law -- the king's law - ... on precedent. There was of course statutory law -- the king's law -- but common law guided how it was enforced and administered. No real common law exists today, having been entirely codified as statu ... No real common law exists today, having been entirely codified as statutory law throughout the English-speaking world. There remains, however, what are sometimes termed common law rights.Now and again ...

(12 pages) 122 0 3.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Global Warming

An Inconvenient Truth maybe the scariest movies out this summer and the villain isn't Freddy or Jason, its Global Warming. The movie ... his summer and the villain isn't Freddy or Jason, its Global Warming. The movie stars former United States Vice President Al Gore and is a documentary based mostly on the multimedia presentations that ... Gore and is a documentary based mostly on the multimedia presentations that were developed over years by him as educational tool on global warming. This movie is a solution factor in the suppression o ...

(3 pages) 99 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Miss Liberty

In New York is where she lives, a gift from the French to the Americans. She represents peace, liberty and an esc ... ves, a gift from the French to the Americans. She represents peace, liberty and an escape from oppression. Originally she was born on Bedloe's Island on October 28, 1886. Now it is the pronounced Libe ... ly she was born on Bedloe's Island on October 28, 1886. Now it is the pronounced Liberty Island. This is where Miss Liberty stands, well erected in the mouth of a very wide and a very deep Hudson Rive ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.8 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Caged Bird by Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou uses various methods to reflect social injustice and lack of liberty in her poem, 'Caged Bird'.The bi ... ous methods to reflect social injustice and lack of liberty in her poem, 'Caged Bird'.The bird is a symbol of freedom, but a 'caged' bird symbolizes cruelty and inequity. while the poem is also about ... eedom, but a 'caged' bird symbolizes cruelty and inequity. while the poem is also about animal rights, its true aim is to speak out for the opressed.The poem opens with a surreal description of the fr ...

(1 pages) 29 0 2.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Plant evolution

Plant Evolution A long 3000 million years ago the earth was not suitable for life as the atmosphere contained little to no oxygen and withou ... e for life as the atmosphere contained little to no oxygen and without this, deadly ultra violet rays from the sun bombarded the unprotected surface. This lead to life beginning in the ocean where it ... barded the unprotected surface. This lead to life beginning in the ocean where it was safe from the sun's rays. It was here that life began with bacteria and small microscopic plants, called algae. Al ...

(3 pages) 16 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Space

How Solar Panels Work How do solar panels work? Do people just take a sheet of metal and point i ... els Work How do solar panels work? Do people just take a sheet of metal and point it to the sun and get energy? That's not how it works. It takes a lot of work to get solar panels going. How a ... ergy? That's not how it works. It takes a lot of work to get solar panels going. How are solar panels made, how do solar concentrates work, and how do solar panels convert electricity? Those are the m ...

(2 pages) 401 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry