Essays Tagged: "empty space"

Atomism, Democritus and Epicurus

mocritus and Epicurus divide all the world, as well as the universe, into two categories; atoms and empty space. Everything else is merely thought to exist. The atoms are eternal, infinite in size and ... hought to exist. The atoms are eternal, infinite in size and number and they are moving through the empty space. There is no motion without empty space. Both Democritus and Epicurus agreed that motion ...

(5 pages) 60 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Mesopotamia Post War. Essay explains the need to develop it for the benefit of the world.

who were given a free hand by London. They are controlled from no Department of State, but from the empty space which divides the Foreign Office from te India Office. They availed themselves of the ne ...

(4 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Timeline of Elements?

BC: Democritus came up with the theory of atoms, and also he stated that the universe is made up of empty space and that all matter is composed of indivisible atoms.*384 - 322 BC: Aristotle developed ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


Not Quite HumanCloning is a process where an egg cell is taken, the nucleus removed and in the empty space, the nucleus of an adult donor cell is placed- ready to perform the normal stages of mit ...

(5 pages) 102 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Creation Myths Compared - This is a camparison of Chinese, Egyptin, and Viking myths about how the world was created.

an Gu split open the egg and from that emerged the Earth. In "The Birth of the World," there was an empty space, which the Vikings called Ginnungagap. There was also supposedly an icy place above Ginn ...

(3 pages) 103 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Reasons behind Salem Witch Accusations-bibliography included lucky reader

aused her strange behavior described in thisarticle by Mike Shafer, "Sometimes she would stare into empty space, choke and cough or get on her knees and barklike a dog," ( Mike Shafer, pg. 2 ). This s ...

(2 pages) 26 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is a continuation of the short story, "The Lady or the Tiger." The tiger is killed by the prince who cleverly hides a knife in his shoe and stabs the tiger in the eye.

The young man "turned, and with a firm and rapid step he walked across the empty space. Every heart stopped beating, every breath was held, and every eye was fixed immovably u ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories


indivisible. There is no differentiation between one part of an atom and another part. There is no empty space within an atom - it's a plenum.2. Thus, the atomists tried to agree with Parmenides abou ... n atom cannot be yellow, or salty.4. Democritus's atomistic universe: atoms move about in the void (empty space), collide, attach to others to form compounds. These compounds can have secondary qualit ...

(9 pages) 44 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Atoms, Molecules and Chemical Reactions

e center of an atom, which is called a nucleus. Outside the nucleus, the rest of the atom is mostly empty space. Orbiting at incredible speeds in this space are very small pieces of matter called elec ...

(2 pages) 53 0 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Day I Walked Out of McDonald's

ile driving around the parking lot, swerving to miss pedestrians and skateboarders, I looked for an empty space to park my car. As I found a place to park, I quickly noticed all the weeds growing up t ...

(2 pages) 430 20 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Eastern Influences on Modern Art.

ion of these new ideas into western society had significant influence on modern art. In western art empty space was considered taboo; artists would fill every last inch of their canvases with things. ... its form cannot change the drawings also cannot change. The origami artist however takes this flat, empty, unchangeable surface and folds it in complex patterns to create a form or figure. The origami ...

(4 pages) 72 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Continuation of James Joyce's "Araby"

towards the turnstile that I had entered through. The clink of the turning metal echoed through the empty space in a reproachful taunt. It knew. I did not wish to return, yet I had nowhere to g ... away. My boots clanked one step after another in a perfect rhythm of their own accord away from the empty bazaar, away from the train, and away from home. My body followed without protest or inquiry. ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Research Paper on Solar Power - includes work cited

m. These use the sun's energy to heat up an object which can be transferred to another object or an empty space. An active system's power can even be turned into electricity. An even better way to get ...

(9 pages) 213 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

College essay describing my love for creating art

rching for something shocking, something new, and I will continue to create until my right brain is empty. This painting that I am creating now is a woman. She is naked and empty as the blank white ca ... s slapped against a dark and desolate background. Interpret it as you will. What I create from this empty space may turn into something that will offend you. It may have symbolic meaning or make you p ...

(2 pages) 36 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Lost Across the Street of School" Its about a time when I encountered a specific conflict, what caused the conflict, and what was the effect on me. Its narrated in a story, to make it more vivid.

e weather forecast for today is cloudy skies and thunderstorms; as well, a crying face, an enormous empty space in my mother's heart, a frustration on my family, and thoughts of them on me being lost. ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"From Liberation to the Pursuit of Justice."

ble ribs from starvation,Death camps destroyed the nationCare came too late for some of the ill,The empty space in the nations heart will never fillScarred souls from the sites,Torn from all their rig ...

(1 pages) 639 1 2.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Japanese Artwork Analysis

erent shades ranging from dark green to white. Almost all color is in the bushy trees surrounded by empty space doubling as the fog. The sky within the scene is highlighted with golds and yellows. ... ight gray water to the right of many dark trees which accend up and to the right of the scroll. The emptyness of the left side of the scroll is balanced out by the moon and clouds. Deep white fog surr ...

(3 pages) 28 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

History: Development of the Atomic Model

ot be split in any possible way into smaller parts.Leucippus theorised that between atoms there was empty space, if there wasn't any of this empty space and everything was made up of atoms, then how d ... d everything was made up of atoms, then how did people grow or how did things change. His theory of empty space was very true because it is proven today that atoms are like vacuums.The pair also thoug ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Social Phobia: Write a short descriptive story of an event that has taken place in your life

eir old age and their antagonizing suffering of bearing huge loads.As I stared out at this enormous empty space, a rush of adrenaline sped through my veins, sending my heart beating faster and faster. ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The Utterly Perfect Murder

Ralph and him ended. When dealing with things, in his mind the world was ending, and soon after and empty space formed in his heart. When doug killed the anger in him, it was the perfect murder becaus ...

(1 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers