Essays Tagged: "Thomson"

The Atom

of using the atomic bomb to end World War II -AP PhysicsPeriod 2The AtomIn the spring of 1897 J.J. Thomson demonstrated that the beam of glowing matter ina cathode-ray tube was not made of light wave ... ectrons were stripped away from an atom was much more massive remainder thatwas positively charged, Thomson went on in the next decade to develop a model of theatom that came to be called the 'plum pu ...

(6 pages) 69 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Research into Human Cells Has Vast Implications. this essay discribes the effect stem cell research has on society.

h teams used two different methods to obtain the stem cells. One team, led by embryologist James A. Thomson at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, acquired the cells from immature human embryos, k ... ings were published in the November 10 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.Thomson and his colleagues isolated stem cells from the interior of blastocysts. The blastocysts, or ...

(5 pages) 236 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

"Marquis versus Thomson on Abortion" An essay detailing two arguments for and against abortion, and how Marquis presents a stronger theory.

"Marquis versus Thomson on Abortion"The debate about abortion focuses on two issues; 1.) Whether the human fetus has ... uments for their position, and who I am further going to discuss are that of Don Marquis and Judith Thomson. Marquis' "Future Like Ours" (FLO) theory represents his main argument, whereas, Thomson use ... oint of this paper is to show you that Marquis presents a more sound argument against abortion than Thomson presents for it. An in depth overview of both arguments will be presented in the paper, as w ...

(12 pages) 172 2 2.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Evaluate Judith Jarvis Thomsons' defense of abortion

Evaluate Thomson's defence of abortionAbortion is not a new topic by any means and is yet still one of the mo ... y any means and is yet still one of the most controversial subjects of our time, with Judith Jarvis Thomson's 1971 article entitled "A defence of Abortion" being one of, if not the most discussed arti ... abortion in the last 50 years.In this essay I will attempt to evaluate the arguments put forward by Thomson by examining them and considering whether they are sound in their presumptions. I will also, ...

(12 pages) 80 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Historic development of the atom and its implications

oms as units without structure and it needed further research to show that his model was incorrect. Thomson in 1904 put forward a model, which suggested that there were sub-atomic particles. Thomson s ... embedded in the same way that fruit can be found throughout the ball of a pudding.For this reason, Thomson's model is sometimes referred to as the plum pudding model. This model was incorrect in the ...

(5 pages) 34 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The life and works of J.J. Thomson.

Joseph John Thomson was born in Cheetham Hill, near Manchester, England on December 18, 1856. His father was a b ... mily supported him, and so while waiting for an opening in the apprentices at the engineering firm, Thomson was sent to Owens College when he was 14. His father died 2 years later. His mother could no ... th the help of small scholarships. Thomas Barker, his professor of mathematics saw a bright mind in Thomson, and advised him to stay at the College to work for an entrance scholarship offered at his o ...

(7 pages) 34 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Atom

ms and that these atoms have distinguishing properties) are the basis of modern physical science.JJ Thomson -Sir JJ Thomson was born in 1856, and is recognised as the British scientist who discovered ... scovered and identified the electron. At the Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge University, in 1897, Thomson was experimenting with currents of electricity inside empty glass tubes. He was investigatin ...

(4 pages) 46 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Blu-ray, also known as Blu-ray Disc

Dell, Hitachi, HP, JVC, LG, Mitsubishi, Panasonic, Pioneer, Philips, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, TDK and Thomson). The format was developed to enable recording, rewriting and playback of high-definition vi ... yal Philips ElectronicsSamsung Electronics Co., Ltd.Sharp CorporationSony CorporationTDK CorporationThomson MultimediaTwentieth Century FoxWalt Disney Pictures1.4 What Blu-ray formats are planned?As w ...

(8 pages) 71 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Essay analyzing the book 'How to Argue About Abortion' by John Noonan. Essay also analyzes the topic of Pro-Choice Vs. Pro-Life.

abies.B) One of the main arguments against Noonan's right to life theory is brought forth in Judith Thomson's essay, A Defense of Abortion. Thomson mentions an artificial case where you (the reader of ... our kidneys. This is blood that only you can provide and if you unplug the violinist, he will die. (Thomson, CC, p2) The point that Thomson is trying to make here is that a person has no moral obligat ...

(8 pages) 72 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A Defense of Abortion

d is it really "murder?" When is a fetus operationally defined as a human by the law? Judith Jarvis Thomson points out many key issues on the abortion debate and discusses them in detail in her A Defe ... key issues on the abortion debate and discusses them in detail in her A Defense of Abortion report. Thomson's first - the "extreme view" - and last - "conditional abortion" - arguments raise many vali ...

(4 pages) 67 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

How a Community helps the individual

I decided to join various organizations which included the library group and S.T.A.R.T (Students at Thomson Assisting in Research and Technology. As a S.T.A.R.T. member my main responsibility was to h ...

(3 pages) 24 1 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Future of Marketing

mer buying and consuming patterns will be done better by specialists. Good example will be the case Thomson Company which developed a new technology for storing, accessing, and playing digital music. ... or storing, accessing, and playing digital music. Before introducing the new product to the market, Thomson marketers already did preliminary research, however some additional insights into when, wher ...

(16 pages) 172 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The question of abortion: the issue, arguments for and against.

vor and against. To take a closer look at this issue, I will discuss the arguments of Judith Jarvis Thomson, Michael Tooley, Don Marquis and the position of the Catholic Church. Finally, I will evalua ... desire a right to life. Therefore, according to him, abortion is morally accepted.4.2 Judith Jarvis ThomsonThomson says imagine you are on a bed in a hospital and you discover that you are sharing you ...

(9 pages) 163 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


ts when it comes to abortion, third party intervention, if it is acceptable at all, and rape.Judith Thomson states in her article that she regards a fetus as 'person' from the moment of conception. Ye ... a certain point, "it" is a person'. It is difficult to state a specific "point-of-person", just as Thomson points out; "we do not consider an acorn an oak tree, why would we consider a fetus a person ...

(7 pages) 37 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Abortion, A Mother's Right

to the mother, one must surely consider the mother's rights to abortion. Philosopher Judith Jarvis Thomson illustrates this using multiple creative examples. Of particular interest is her analogy of ... e against the threat to it posed by the unborn child, even if doing so involves its death"� (Thomson, 64).The most convincing and obvious argument why the mother is and should be the fundamenta ...

(6 pages) 62 0 1.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Citizen Kane

"Charles Foster Kane- a whole collection of a jigsaw puzzle"� In the course of Citizen Kane, Thomson attempts to define Charles Foster Kane by Kane's last word, Rosebud. Mr. Rawlston insists Th ... ut himself on his deathbed."� In series of interviews with Kane's close associates, however, Thomson realizes that a man cannot be understood by defining a single word but can be recognized by ...

(6 pages) 717 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Radio-frequency Plasmas

n electron energy distribution functions in a capacitively coupled radio-frequency plasmas by laser Thomson scattering M. A. Mansour ElSabbagh,a) M.D. Bowden, K. Uchino, and K. Muraoka Interdisciplina ... re capacitively coupled radio-frequency argon discharges were measured using the technique of laser Thomson scattering. It was found that the distribution functions changed from a bi-Maxwellian at low ...

(3 pages) 478 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


is considered murder. In her article, A Defense of Abortion, Professor of Philosophy Judith Jarvis Thomson offers a number analogies to support her pro-choice rationalizations. Though some of her hyp ... uations are flawed and slightly absurd, she portrays some very valid arguments.Let us first examine Thomson's unconscious violinist analogy, in which she aims to extract a certain problematic moral co ...

(8 pages) 50 1 4.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Animal Farm, A Critical Essay-

his political statement that could be read as an entertaining story about animals or, according to Thomson, on a deeper level, "a savage attack on the misuse of political power"(31). On the first lev ... ries throughout the book, of both people and events. Some main allegories in the book, according to Thomson, are… Characters: Napoleon = Joseph Stalin Snowball = Leon Trotsky Old Major = Nichol ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Business Process Improvment Plan

correlation between the success of a company and the employees' perception of the company's brands (Thomson, Chernatony, Arganbright & Khan, 1999). This correlation between employee morale and the ... formation with the employees. Citing the ". . . critical link between knowledge and emotion . . ." (Thomson, Chernatony, Arganbright & Khan, 1999, p. 6), buy-in at the desired emotional level will ...

(4 pages) 82 0 0.0 Jul/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science