Essays Tagged: "Ceres"

Carl Friedrich Gauss

o develop a techniquefor calculating orbital components for celestial bodies, including theasteroid Ceres. His methods, which he describes in his book TheoriaMotus Corporum Coelestium, are still in us ...

(3 pages) 73 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

A brief essay about Carl Gauss written for my statistics class.

er works of the past four years. His second majorachievement involved the discovery of the asteroid Ceres. The asteroid had been briefly viewed in 1801 and then disappeared behind the sun. From only t ... sun. From only three observations justprior to the asteroid's disappearance, Gauss predicted where Ceres would next appearusing his least squares theory. His prediction proved correct and he won grea ...

(3 pages) 98 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

The effect of salinity on corn yield using the CERES-maize model.

The effect of salinity on corn yield using the CERES-maize modelA man named Beltrao published this paper in the Irrigation and Drainage Systems jou ... t of water available in the soil, the salinity of the soil also needs to be considered. He used the CERES-maize model for his experiment. The CERES-maize model is a model used to predict the corn yiel ... ions that are above and beyond my abilities of comprehension. But, the idea is clear. He wanted the CERES-maize model to sufficiently measure the amount of water available in the soil. Beltrao felt th ...

(1 pages) 24 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

The Tempest Act IV, Short Story

d Iris enters the room citing a speech. In her speech, she announces the arrivals and the traits of Ceres and Juno. Ceres asks Iris why she has been summoned and Iris says there is "a contract of true ... why she has been summoned and Iris says there is "a contract of true love to celebrate" (line 92). Ceres asks if Venus or Cupid are now with Juno, and Iris says that they are not.Juno sings for the b ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Asteroids, Comets, Meteors And Meteorites

. The largest know asteroid has a diameter of 1000 KM. This is the asteroid known as "Ceres" Asteroids are composed mainly of carbonaceous or silicate rock. Some also consist of r ...

(1 pages) 40 0 4.4 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Roman Mythology: The Gods and Goddesses

lled Maia, is most well associates by wearing his winged sandals.Lastly for reviews, is the goddess Ceres. Ceres was the goddess of the grain, growing plants, and also the live that a mother has for h ... es was the goddess of the grain, growing plants, and also the live that a mother has for her child. Ceres was celebrated among the women of Rome.One major factor that is very noticeable is they way th ...

(6 pages) 64 0 4.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Johann Karl Friedrich Gauss

r+1)..., where 2q + 1, 2r + 1,...are prime numbers.In 1801, following the discovery of the asteroid Ceres by Piazzi, Gauss calculated its orbit on the basis of very few accurate observations, and it w ...

(2 pages) 3072 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

The Analysis and Comparison of Birches and The Pomegranate

eeling of growth and maturity. Eavan Boland is talking about how all mothers go through the myth of Ceres and Persephone. First, Eavan Boland was a child, lost at times, just like Persephone. Then, sh ... d from, no matter how hard she tries. She wants to stop her child from experiencing pain, just like Ceres would like to stop Persephone from eating the pomegranate seed, but she cannot. Children grow ...

(5 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Do our emotions lead us to understand reality or create it?

on and determination that lead him to discover concepts. An Italian astronomer had found the planet Ceres but couldn't keep it in sight for many days. Gauss became interested in this and:…after ... came interested in this and:…after three months of intense work, he predicted a position for Ceres in December 1801-- just about a year after its first sighting-and this turned out to be accura ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Sensation & Perception