Essays Tagged: "Planets"


astrologer bases the interpretation or delineation as indicated by the natureof the sun, moon, and planets.The natal horoscope is a chart drawn at the moment of birth to see and understand thenature ... his motion is quite orderedand exact, it is possible to project the positions of the sun, moon, and planets for anygiven time. Astrologers use this information to draw-up a horoscope and forecast the' ...

(2 pages) 126 1 4.2 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Endangered Species

Earth is a strange and wonderful place. Its neighboring planets are virtually lifeless, but earth's atmosphere makes it an oasis in space. It is rich in hab ... abitats that are living places for an incredible variety of plants and animals. All over the planets, millions of animals from thousands of species are in danger. As humans interfere with the e ...

(11 pages) 326 1 4.3 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology


The ocean covers Seventy-one percent of our planets surface. Life isconcentrated, however, in about four percent of it, and it is this four perc ...

(3 pages) 108 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


he centre of the universe due to its immense amounts of spice. This spice is greatly needed for all planets as fuel and for raw materials. The family Atreides were asked by Emperor himself to go and m ...

(7 pages) 55 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Wonderful History of Space Exploration In Depth

in the dark, black sky? Space exploration, is the exploration of space, meaning it is the study of planets, stars, and exploring new things in space. Thinking back into the ancient days, people used ... was launched, this was a weather satellite. These satellites have sent back images of parts of the planets. The first satellite that could view the entire earth is N.A.S.A. 's Earth Resources Technol ...

(39 pages) 420 1 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Astrology- Applications in Business

y be used to avariety of means.Since the days of the Chaldeans, it was known that the sun,moon, and planets followed similar paths, the zodiac. It is azone of the celestial sphere that extends from 8. ... ni, Cancer, Leo,Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, andPisces.The moon and the planets pass through the signs too, butobviously at different speeds from those of the sun. The moon ...

(16 pages) 185 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Life Outside Our Biosphere

d. Solution: Transfer part of the population off the Earth, to colonies established either on other planets or on orbiting space stations. This will lessen strain on the world's land resources by prov ...

(4 pages) 64 1 4.8 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

My Vision of Tommorrow

rplanetaryspace travel frequently in the future and we may even develop communities onother planets, such as mars, or perhaps on the moon. Numerous scientists andwriters have already also ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Venus: Our Sister Planet?" is short essay that compares Venus to Earth. It has 795 words and 5 references.

enus: Our Sister Planet?"Venus is known as the jewel of the sky. It was thought to be two different planets by ancient astronomers and thus referred to as the morning star and the evening star. Early ... star. Early astronomers also referred to Venus as Earth's sister planet. Both are considered young planets due to the low number of craters and both are similar in size, and their chemical compositio ...

(3 pages) 133 1 4.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

"The Largest Planet" This is a research essay about Jupiter. It includes unmanned missions to Jupiter and the general characteristics of the planet. It has 6 references.

Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system. It is twice as large as all the other planets combined. It has 28 known satellites. The earliest discovered moons date back to 1610 and we ...

(5 pages) 160 0 3.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

This is a essay/oral presentation on Gallileo Gallile

y on Pendulum1592 designed pump1604 produced idea of "super nova"1613 Discovered that the earth and planets revolve around the sunStarted Losing SightPut under house arrest for disobaying church for t ... o science...His most important contribution to science would have to be the idea that the earth and planets revolve around the sun and not the other way round.However he also made some other important ...

(2 pages) 50 1 2.4 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

"We can usually learn much more from people whose views we share than from people whose views contradict our own; disagreement can cause stress and inhibit learning."

ved that the Universe was based on certain axioms - the Earth is the center of the Universe and the planets move around it in circles. Copernicus first suggested that one of the most fundamental axiom ... Sun, not the Earth, was the center of the Universe. Later, Brahe brought forth the theory that the planets move in elliptical orbits. Galileo shattered another of the axioms of ancient Greek physics ...

(2 pages) 50 0 2.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"Our Dynamic Solar System" the origin of the solar system, laws governing the solar system, the sun, the planets and the other bodies that are included.

paper I will identify the origin of the solar system, laws governing the solar system, the sun, the planets and the other bodies that are included. Our solar system is a collection consisting of the S ... sisting of the Sun and the bodies orbiting around it. Included in our dynamic system are nine major planets, numerous asteroids, at least 68 satellites, and the cosmic interplanetary medium. The inner ...

(13 pages) 283 1 4.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

History of Astrology. Brief History. 800 words. Discusses relation between Astrology and Astronomy and how people relied on Astrology for centuries.

r patterns and the most favorable time for planting crops. Later, these "orbs of moving light" (the planets) were believed to be gods. These new and unexplained planets caught people's attention and s ... 2000)In the Middle Ages, it was believed that a person responds to energies from the Sun, Moon, and planets. Words from this era to describe these human characteristics such as, mercurial, saturnine, ...

(3 pages) 206 3 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Evolution and Creationism debate with an analysis of Galileo

n, professor at Harvard University, eloquently stated,But the lightning which explodes and fashions planets, maker of planets and suns, is in him. On one side elemental order, sandstone and granite, r ...

(5 pages) 132 0 2.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Atmosphere and characteristics of Jupiter

d what lies below. Apparently it just gets denser until it reaches a total liquid state.The king of planets is aptly named because it not only has the most dynamic atmospheric motion but also the most ... but also the most riveting cloud patterns and storms, and the most majestic appearance of the giant planets. The dramatic appearance of Jupiter stems partially because the composition of Jupiter's atm ...

(3 pages) 65 0 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Pluto and its features. How it was discovered, its measurements compared to Earth, its surface, and its atmosphere

discovered Pluto had a satellite, they named it Charon. Pluto and Charon are referred to as double planets. Some of the facts, or measurements, that we know about Pluto are from discovery efforts suc ... big difference! Something else you might find interesting is the escape velocity needed to exit the planets atmosphere and enter space. Pluto's escape velocity is 1.22 km/sec and the Earth's escape ve ...

(3 pages) 76 1 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Little Prince, by "Saint Exupery". A Visionary Heart

tranded author, and tells him of his experiences, in the form of parables, as he wandered among the planets seeking wisdom. One of the characters encountered by the Little Prince, the fox, reveals a " ...

(5 pages) 57 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Effects of Space Exploration on Modern Society

ould 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 1" into orbit around Earth. S ... everal probes have been sent out from Earth, and collected information about the atmospheres of the planets in our solar system. Scientist and environmentalists have learnt a great deal about our plan ...

(4 pages) 121 1 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Theory of Knowledge.

Church did with Galileo when he openly supported the Copernican theory (that the Earth and all the planets move around the sun). Galileo was tortured and excommunicated, although his theory was corre ...

(5 pages) 138 0 3.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology