Essays Tagged: "telescopes"


omets become most visible when they cross the sun. This also applies to people who view comets with telescopes. When a comet gets near the sun it becomes very visible because the sun's radiation start ...

(8 pages) 129 0 3.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

"The Largest Planet" This is a research essay about Jupiter. It includes unmanned missions to Jupiter and the general characteristics of the planet. It has 6 references.

ere discovered in the 20th century with advancement of technology. Some are discovered using better telescopes and others with missions directed towards Jupiter. Some of the more recently discovered m ...

(5 pages) 160 0 3.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Space Technology: An ever-growing field

From early star gazing through primitive telescopes to ttest rockets to sophisticatedsatellites, the human expansion into space is perhaps th ... in front of each other. He mounted the lenses in a tube to make the firstrefracting telescope.Early telescopes were not used to explore the heavens; rather, they wereemployed for military purposes, to ... rrors are about as big as they can be, astronomers are devising new typesof mirrors for even larger telescopes.Some of the most recognized telescopes are, ranging from largest to smallest;VLT, Cerro P ...

(7 pages) 141 1 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Two page article about Supernova Stars.

bright, making them extremely bright. Supernovae are so faint that it is hard for even the largest telescopes to see them. This is because they are not observed to be in elliptical galaxies.Supernova ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Search For Dark Matter in the Universe.

dust clouds and other matter visible to radio, infrared, optical, ultraviolet, X-ray, or gamma-ray telescopes. What is not readily apparent through these mediums is even more mysterious. When Astrono ...

(6 pages) 108 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Study notes, data, statistics on planets, astronomical beings, the greenhouse effect

Future Telescopes* a newly proposed Exo-Earth Imager (EEI) could show astronomers an Amazon-size forest, wi ... at could barely see such worlds as tiny specks.*One NASA concept envisions a spaceborne array of 20 telescopes, each 26 feet in diameter separated by as much as 3,700 miles in space.*the EEI would use ... to get the most from the meager amount of light reflected from a distant planet.*It would need 150 telescopes, each 10 feet wide, arranged in three concentric circles, with a baseline of 100 miles or ...

(7 pages) 81 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Our Future on Mars

rent one for the people of Earth, having acquired the first hard data just half a century ago, when telescopes were made accurately enough to determine whether there is the likeliness of any life on t ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Astronomy Hubble Telescope Secrets of the Universe

Hubble TelescopeSecrets of the UniverseNot since Galileo turned his telescope towards the heavens in 1610 h ... .A telescope is an amazing device that has the ability to make faraway objects appear much closer.. Telescopes you see today come in one of two designs: Refractor telescope, which uses glass lenses an ... s less useful for observing faint, deep-sky objects, like galaxies and nebulae, than other types of telescopes.Isaac Newton developed the reflector about 1680, in response to the chromatic aberration ...

(8 pages) 92 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Jupitor and waht it look like

When 17th-century astronomers first turned their telescopes to Jupiter, they noted a conspicuous reddish spot on the giant planet. This Great Red Spo ...

(1 pages) 27 1 1.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Importance of science

dy outer-space it was very blurry and they could not learn new things about space but now they make telescopes a lot better. One of the telsescopes that is used to study outer-space in the present is ...

(1 pages) 9068 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays


the father of the telescope. He was the first person to use a cylinder with a refracting lens. Any telescopes prior to this were made up of just one lens that was not focusable, rendering the telesco ... y and zoom ability (FW Telescope). The original telescope was a mere thirty times zoom. Some modern telescopes are several thousand times zoom. He was the first person to view the moons of other plane ...

(5 pages) 1368 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

“Primordial Deuterium And The Big Bang”

the precise value of eta, but Dr. Hogan's studies on deuterium may change that. Using high-powered telescopes and a lot of chemistry he and others have come up with a way of measuring the amount of m ... light sources shine through elemental gas clouds in space. Using light spectrum analyzers and huge telescopes, Hogan and some other have been able to find and measure the lyman lines (the colored lin ...

(3 pages) 526 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics


Astronomers are building a very large telescope (VLT). The VLT is actually made up of four large telescopes. It has lens that are 26 feet wide.This is going to be the world's largest telescope. Int ...

(1 pages) 16 0 1.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy


nomy Magazine is no longer the new kid on the block. After seven years of publishing articles about telescopes, telescope making, and observing, we have gained the respect and readership of astronomer ... have missed our first seven years of articles for, by, and about astronomers, observers, and their telescopes, you have missed most of what has been happening in the real world of amateur astronomy. ...

(2 pages) 385 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Isaac newton and albert einstein

calculus. Einstein studied about being a teacher, electricity and how things worked. Newton studied telescopes, light and that the word of god is more important then chemistry.Newton was excepted into ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Black Holes

ygnus X-1 for its first X-ray source. No one knew for sure where this was coming from because X-ray telescopes cannot give that precise of a location. Later, in the spring of 1972 a new unexplained ra ...

(1 pages) 9 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Rising of Philosophy and Science in Baroque Stage

to the grand duke's secretary of state an official visit to Rome in which he would demonstrate his telescopes and impress the Vatican with the importance of his astronomical discoveries"(19). The pur ...

(3 pages) 2564 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays