Essays Tagged: "satellites"

Evelution of Satalites

The satellite is probably the most useful invention since the wheel. Satellites have the capability to let you talk with someone across the nation or let you close a bus ... a business deal through video communication. Almost everything today is heading towards the use of satellites, such as telephones. At&t has used this communications satellite (top right) ever sin ... ions satellite (top right) ever since the late 1950s. TVS and radios are also turning to the use of satellites. RCA and Sony have released satellite dishes for Radio and Television services. New techn ...

(4 pages) 93 0 4.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Atlantis - Will we ever know?

rumor, though to make up forthis it has generated falsities not as lavish but just as interesting. Satellites havemapped and studied the earth, leaving only a space frontier that is as yet unreachabl ...

(4 pages) 139 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Ancient Greek Olympics

rpiece.The athletes compete in many events, their times and scores are tallied andsent worldwide by satellites and high-tech computers within seconds. Eachevent is carefully watched and recorded with ... rpiece.The athletes compete in many events, their times and scores are tallied andsent worldwide by satellites and high-tech computers within seconds. Eachevent is carefully watched and recorded with ...

(20 pages) 193 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Answering Americas Call. The role of America today

race for new technology and the minds and sophistication that go with it. So long M-16, hello IBM, satellites, and laser technology. Earlier generations had no idea of what electronics could p ...

(3 pages) 99 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Remote Sensing

fore discussing observation from outer space, although it is only observation of the earth by these satellites which has caused problems. Christol feels an adequate definition is 'the essentially unob ... n 41/65 of 1986. This definition has been criticised, and will be looked at later on.Remote sensing satellites have both military and civilian uses, although it is only more recently that states have ...

(7 pages) 79 1 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Atlantis: We will never know. Speaks also of Plato's work in this

rumor, though to make up forthis it has generated falsities not as lavish but just as interesting. Satellites havemapped and studied the earth, leaving only a space frontier that is as yet unreachabl ...

(4 pages) 48 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Oblation from the Internet

t ships, biotechnology, genetic engineering, lasers, radio astronomy, nonlinear math, chaos theory, satellites, super computers, talk-show television, and artificial intelligence. Most of this we woul ...

(6 pages) 115 0 3.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

"The Andromeda Strain" by Michael Crichton, a science fiction book

Project Scoop, a scientific mission tofind life in the extreme outer limits of the atmosphere. Many satellites areput into orbit, and most are lost or come back with nothing. Then, with theseventh sat ...

(4 pages) 79 0 4.6 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"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.

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 were discovered by Galileo. This is ... ty of dust particles; Jovian aurorae (a); Jovian radio waves; atmosphere of Jupiter and some of its satellites; and to photograph Jupiter and its satellites. (3)Pioneer 11 was launched in April of 197 ...

(5 pages) 160 0 3.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Weather Forecasting

an educated guess of what is in store for weather. Throughthe many means at their disposal, such as satellites, ships at the ocean,infrared, radio, and radar transmissions even with all of thesetechni ... hat much research been done onpredicting weather accurately, millions of dollars have been spent, onsatellites, radar, and weather bureaus. Meteorology, which is the studyof weather is an exact scienc ...

(3 pages) 61 0 2.7 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

"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.

g around it. Included in our dynamic system are nine major planets, numerous asteroids, at least 68 satellites, and the cosmic interplanetary medium. The inner solar system consists of the Sun, Mercur ... stored in four planets- Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune." (Kapal, p.6) The planets, most of the satellites of the planets and the asteroids revolve around the Sun in the same direction, in nearly ...

(13 pages) 283 1 4.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The usage of stratospheric balloons. One old invention back on fashion.

e, regular aircraft: 10 km. High altitude aircraft: 25 km.Sounding rockets - From 2-3 km to 1000 km.Satellites - Lowest altitude possible (due to air density): about 200 km.One of the most interesting ... problem with studies of the ozon layer is the fact that it cannot be reached by means of planes or satellites. Using sounding rockets will transport the experiment to the ozone layer without any prob ...

(1 pages) 91 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Star wars generic core explanation.

ith spacecrafts, the moon, aliens, stars ect. And we watch another movie with UFO's, alien planets, satellites, space stations, galaxies, ect, we automatically and almost subconsciously group the two ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Solar energy.

ntages. It is an easy, quiet, reliable source of energy. Solar energy was first used it was used in satellites, and has since grown to prove that it can be used for many other things. "Nowadays the us ...

(2 pages) 94 0 2.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

TITANIC - A historical information essay.

ocate her grave 73 years later. In the early 1900's, waterborne transportation was the norm; today, satellites are taken for granted by our society. But we tend to forget the immense effort that these ...

(10 pages) 105 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

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

r.........SPACE. From getting out of the atmosphere to landing a research craft on mars and sending satellites there and beyond, humans have been searching space. Let's see how we did.Let's start off ...

(2 pages) 46 0 2.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

This is an opinion essay on why space exploration is worth spending 15 billion dollars on it

sure and ocean water temperature. The technology that NASA has developed helps us in everyday life. Satellites relay TV and communications signals. Information gathered in shuttle development prompted ... much water there is and how hot the earth is. In the early 70's NASA started to launch a series of satellites designed to survey the Earths surface. The ability to observe changes on Earth over a lon ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

The Benefits of Science and Technology

at an amazing rate. From telephones to the Internet, calculators to computers, cars to rockets and satellites, we are submerged in a sea of discoveries and inventions made possible by Science. Fields ...

(12 pages) 467 1 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Life on a space station

gravity. However all phases of a mission including launch, docking to the space station, releasing satellites, space walks, landing and even emergency bailout procedures are thoroughly practiced. Thi ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Advantages and disadvantages associated with various network topologies, cable options and factors governing selection of an appropriate cable.

and restrict access to certain users. They are linked through cables, telephone lines, radio waves, satellites or infrared light beams. There are three basic types of network:·Local Area Networ ... ganisations, include Microwave Systems which transmit a high frequency radio wave, or Communication Satellites which orbit the earth and are used globally.Having analysed the available topologies and ...

(4 pages) 181 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology