Essays Tagged: "Cambridge University"

Sir Issac Newton's life

Isaac was sent back to school in 1660 to prepare for college. He was enrolled at Trinity College in Cambridge in 1661. His tutor was Doctor Isaac Barrow who became the Lucasian professor of Mathematic ... moon's relationship to the earth and the rest of the plant's relationship to the sun.He returned to Cambridge in 1663 and got his master's degree. At 27 Newton was named Lacasian Professor of Mathemat ...

(3 pages) 109 0 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Rutherford's Gold Foil Experiment

p to Nelson College. After achieving more academic honors at Nelson College, Rutherford moved on to Cambridge University's Cavendish laboratory. There he was lead by his mentor J.J. Thomson convinced ...

(3 pages) 47 1 3.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The life of Issac Newton

She saw that he very clever and that he had more important talents than farming, so she sent him to Cambridge University at the age of eighteen. There he learned much about science and mathematics and ... works of peers of his day, such as Galileo.Two years after Newton graduated from Trinity College at Cambridge, he returned to receive a fellowship and a Master's Degree. He ignored the college's curri ...

(3 pages) 104 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

"Cambridge University" This report is about Cambridge University and how it has had importance in church history.

Cambridge UniversityThe history of Cambridge began in the first century BC, when an Iron Age tribe e ... tre to another. Some went fromParis to Oxford and later in the early 13th century groups arrived in Cambridge. During the 12th centuryseveral religious orders came to Cambridge attracting sufficient n ... s of troublebetween "town and gown".During the 16th century, at the time of the church reformation, Cambridgeeducated famous Protestant preachers such as Cranmer, Latimer and Ridley; all later became ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Eric hobsbawm 's "Nations and Nationalism"

gin, Hobsbawm resided in Vienna, Berlin and London before the age of 16. After obtaining his PHD at Cambridge University, Hobsbawm joined the ranks of academic elites and communists. Thereon, he shone ...

(7 pages) 98 1 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Charles Darwin

rg University. Repelled by the sight of surgery performed without anesthesia, he eventually went to Cambridge University to study theology to become a clergyman. During that period he collected plants ...

(4 pages) 81 1 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

The life of William Wordsworth.

ions. With the help of his two uncles, William entered a local school and continued his studies and Cambridge University where he found a limited curriculum that interested him. As a writer William ma ... hen in published a sonnet in The European Magazine. That same year he entered St. John's college in Cambridge where he got his B.A. in 1791. During the previous summer vacation in 1790 he and his clos ...

(2 pages) 46 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Ozone Layer Speech Outline

ve returned to pre-Pinatubo levels." The change in the ozone layer is related to seasonal changes. (Cambridge University Professor Dr. Glenn Carver)Question of FactOrganizational Pattern: TopicalIntro ... c Ozone Hole: www.chem.wm.eduRetrieved October 21, 2002.How Ozone is Made : (Cambridge University Professor)Retrieved October 10, 2002.Yearly Ozone Hole Gets Bizarre: www.discov ...

(3 pages) 153 1 2.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Charles darwin natural selection

hen he was old enough, he went to medical school but did not have the stomach for it. He went on to Cambridge University and received his B.A. in theology and classical literature. Soon after he went ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

The Lake Poets

he poets' lives did or not.Lives of Coleridge and Wordsworth show many parallels. They both went to Cambridge University. In 1797 the two lived close to each other in Somerset. The result of this of w ...

(9 pages) 33 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


anesthesia. I was then sent to be a pastor in the Church of England. I studied at Christ College at Cambridge University in 1828. My mother had died when I was seven and when I was 39 my father died. ... 828. My mother had died when I was seven and when I was 39 my father died. In 1831 I graduated from Cambridge with a B.A.. I met many connections that were my allies in a 'war' against the scientific ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

The life and works of J.J. Thomson.

e scholarship offered at his old school, Trinity, which was one of the most prestigious colleges in Cambridge University.Thomson won entrance into the college in 1876. In 1880, he finished second in h ...

(7 pages) 34 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Book Overview on E.M Forsters 'A Passage to India'

author was born in London, England in 1897 to a middle class family. His education was completed at Cambridge University, from where he began to pursue a career in journalism. His writings led him fro ...

(6 pages) 48 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Nick Hornby - How to be good

Author:Nick Hornby was born in Redhill, Surrey, England, in 1957. He graduated from Cambridge University and taught English to foreign students while reviewing for magazines including ...

(5 pages) 31 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Biography of Charles Darwin's own Evolution

history. He was sent to study for Holy Orders for the Church of England at Christ Church College at Cambridge University in 1828.Instead of becoming a minister he became more and more interested in na ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.5 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Germaine Greer

versity in 1958, an MA with 1st class honors from Sydney in 1963 and the following year she went to Cambridge University in England on a Commonwealth Scholarship. She got a PhD from Cambridge in 1968. ... m.And there was that memorable debate with American conservative William Buckley at her alma mater, Cambridge University.Germaine Greer's anger, her intellect and her showmanship have always been her ...

(2 pages) 25 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

John Berryman's "The Dream Songs"

ed and published poems in Columbia Review and The Nation. After graduation, he studied two years at Cambridge University in England, meeting W B. Yeats, T S. Eliot, W H. Auden, and Dylan Thomas. He tr ...

(8 pages) 2497 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"When I Was One And Twenty

rticles. As these became known, he became a Professor of Latin at the University of London, then at Cambridge University, where he retired. The only poetry collections he published were A Shropshire L ...

(1 pages) 2550 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Stephen Hawkings: A Great Personality

en grew up just like you or me. He had a girlfriend and a life. It wasn't until his college days at Cambridge University when Lou Gehrig's disease took over his body and he became quadriplegic. He los ... lucky for him and us it didn't affect his fascinating mind.While he was studying to get his B.A. at Cambridge him and his physics teacher Dennis Sciama formed a very close friendship. Dennis stood by ...

(6 pages) 15 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sir Isaac Newton

ewton Born in 1642, Newton was the next great scientist to emerge after Galileo. Newton was sent to Cambridge University once his family realized he had no place on their farm. But after only a few ye ...

(2 pages) 39 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics