Essays Tagged: "orbits"

Neptune, an overview of Neptune and its moons.

e eighth planet from the sun. If Neptune were hollow, it could contain nearly 60 Earth's. Neptune orbits the Sun every 165 years. It has eight moons, six of which were found by Voyager 2. A day on ...

(4 pages) 93 0 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Effects of Space Exploration on Modern Society

on technologies to see who could win the space-race. Artificial satellites, a man made device that orbits around Earth or other planets, came along at about 1951, when the Russians launched "Sputnik ...

(4 pages) 121 1 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

"The Ordinary Son" by Ron Carlson.

rs-his family, a few slight friends, his boss. They drift in and out of the story, pausing in their orbits only long enough to refine Reed's sharp points by radiating their unequivocal realities on hi ...

(1 pages) 38 3 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is a A+ essay on Lazers.

neutrons) and an electron cloud. The electrons in this cloud "circle the nucleus in many different orbits" (Bertolotti 51). In other words, if we apply some heat to an atom, we might expect that some ... uces light, such as fluorescent lights and bulbs, does it through the "action of electrons changing orbits and releasing photons" (Bertolotti 51). A laser is a device that controls the way energized a ...

(4 pages) 171 7 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

This essay is about space exploration. specifically satillites,some of the Apollo missions and some of the mars missions.

ed a major role in space exploration. Hubbell was designed in the 70's and was launched in 1990. It orbits about 600 kilometers above earth. It uses state-of-the-art instruments to provide stunning vi ...

(2 pages) 46 0 2.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

A Basic Understanding of Quantum Theory

the original quantum theory. In 1905 Einstein said that energy changes occur when electrons change orbits. This came about while he was studying the photoelectric effect and he combined this with Pla ...

(2 pages) 68 1 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Renaissance View of the Universe

tronomy was to do with getting a better picture of the universe. To do so astronomers looked at the orbits of different stars and planets.Claudius Ptolemy (100 AD - 170 AD)Claudius Ptolemy didn't actu ... at earth lies motionless in the middle of the universe with other planets and stars having circular orbits around it. This, as we know today is not correct. But not to blame it all on Ptolemy, it turn ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Satellites and Sputnik

Satellite is any object that orbits or revolves around another object. For example, the Moon is a satellite of Earth, and Earth i ...

(7 pages) 67 2 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Space Exploration

European Renaissance, fundamental physical laws governing planetary motion were discovered, and the orbits of the planets around the sun were calculated. In the 17th century, the Italian astronomer, G ...

(3 pages) 59 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy


ensest of the gas giant's outer space. Neptune is eighth planet in distance from the sun. Neptune's orbits are between those of Uranus and Pluto.Neptune is too far see without the help of some kind ... bain-Jean-Joseph Le Verrier, the location of Neptune when they notice strange movements of Uranus's orbits. From there, they predicted a location in space that was possibly causing the strange movemen ...

(3 pages) 40 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Ernest rutherford and Gas Chromatography

ure, which was the first to describe the atom as a dense nucleus about which electrons circulate in orbits.In 1909, now at the University of Manchester, Rutherford conducted his famous experiment, whi ...

(4 pages) 35 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The relationship between the development of the Enlightenment Period and the Scientific Revolution

ancement during the Scientific Revolution was in the field of astronomy. Johannes Kepler proved the orbits of the planets were elliptical, but was unable to come up with an effective model of the sola ...

(2 pages) 67 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Asteroids, Comets, Meteors And Meteorites

Many asteroids exist but only 5000 are plotted and named. (at time of print) Some asteroids orbits cross the path of earth. DON'T HIT US! Comets are visible to the naked eye, but most m ...

(1 pages) 40 0 4.4 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Biological importance of water

5o.Diagram of water's electron structureCovalent bonds are formed by sharing electrons in the outer orbits of the quantum shells. In the case of water however the large number of protons in the oxygen ...

(6 pages) 55 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Dorkon Files: The Escape

Dorkon is a small planet. Scientifically it is a moon, it orbits so close to Mars that Earth Astrologists have yet to discover it. The few inhabitants include ...

(7 pages) 17 0 0.0 May/2006

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

Planet X: The Unknown Void

owledged that there is a large gravitational force tugging at our outer planets thus altering their orbits slightly. During the 1930s Pluto was discovered, but it was quickly ruled out as the cause du ... Pluto was discovered, but it was quickly ruled out as the cause due to its small size. The atypical orbits persist to this day.The primeval civilization of the Sumerian, the first culture to develop a ...

(1 pages) 23 0 2.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

"Deadly Unna?" by Philip Gwynne

characters, Deadly Unna, depicts the prejudice shown in the small, white town of Port.The storyline orbits around two boys in their mid-teens who become mates on the footy field. It describes life in ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Basic Chemistry Study Notes

umber6 is the atomic NumberC is the element SymbolBohr Rutherford DiagramElectrons move in definite orbits around nucleusOrbits located at certain distances from nucleusElectrons cannot exist between ... exist between orbits, but from one orbit to the otherThe maximum number of electrons in the first 3 orbits is 2, 8,8.Electrons are more stable when closer to nucleus.CCompounds NameFormulaNitric ...

(4 pages) 35 1 4.5 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Satellite Networks, history and modern use.

including the remote areas that don't have land based lines.SATELLITESA satellite is an object that orbits in the sky and acts a repeater of a signal. First a source from a station transmits a data si ... orbiting satellites, which sit at an altitude of 35,786 kilometers above the equator. Geostationary orbits are often used because the satellite appears to be at a fixed point and rotate with the earth ...

(8 pages) 33 0 3.8 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking


at sense of order and punctuality is seen in Nature too. The sun rises in the day , planets move in orbits, seasons keep their cycle teaching us the significance of time and punctuality in life.Today ...

(2 pages) 13 0 1.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing