Essays Tagged: "Solar System"


colored rock, Mercury is a poor reflector of sunlight. Mercury is the second smallest planet in the solar system and it has no known moons.Spectroscopic studies indicate that only an extremely thin at ... re, containing sodium and potassium. Collisions with other protoplanets early in the history of the solar system may have stripped away lighter materials, thereby accounting for Mercury's great densit ...

(1 pages) 105 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy


gh a chart can be drawn up for just about any event. The horoscope is ablue print or pattern of the solar system cast for a particular moment of time. It is fromthis that the astrologer bases the inte ...

(2 pages) 126 1 4.2 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

The Beginning of Time - The Big Bang

of the universe? What is meant by the 'Big Bang Theory' and howdoes it work? And how our planet and solar system developed from The BigBang? This paper will use scientific data to base the evolution o ...

(5 pages) 215 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Life Outside Our Biosphere

providing more agricultural area, and will help solve problems associated with overcrowding.In our solar system, a few planetic possibilities exist for colonization. Mars, one of our closest neighbor ... ined by over farming for starving people. Massive amounts of energy in the universe are unused, and solar panels constantly exposed to unfiltered sunlight may harvest some of this energy. Huge solar p ...

(4 pages) 64 1 4.8 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space


te customary at the time.William Herschel gave uranium its name from the last planet founded in are solar system at the time, he named it Uran, which in its final form became uranium, a name which tod ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


te customary at the time.William Herschel gave uranium its name from the last planet founded in are solar system at the time, he named it Uran, which in its final form became uranium, a name which tod ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

"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. Th ... 11, Voyager 1, Voyager 2 and Ulysses. Most of these missions were launched to investigate the outer solar system and served double duty by flying by Jupiter to gather information to send back to Earth ... et. Let's look at each of the individual missions. (2)Pioneer 10 was the first mission to the outer solar system. It was launched in March of 1972. It took approximately 21 months for Pioneer 10 to re ...

(5 pages) 160 0 3.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Our Solar System

12th grade essay on chemical bonds in our solar system. Well Researched!Solar cells today are mostly made of silicon, one of the most common e ... today are mostly made of silicon, one of the most common elements on Earth.The crystalline silicon solar cell was one of the first types to be developed and it is still the mostcommon type in use tod ... ind no harmfulwaste products. Photovoltaic cells work effectively even in cloudy weather and unlike solarheaters, are more efficient at low temperatures. They do their job silently and there are nomov ...

(4 pages) 101 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Personal Theory behind the Creation of the Universes

ed by God. Also, you wonder, what of the multiple planets that appear to be just sitting there? Our solar system may have only one planet currently containing life, but if my theory is correct, then G ...

(1 pages) 73 2 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Are We alone.

o keep the debate forgotten was that there was no proof that other planets, besides the ones in our Solar system, existed. Scientists tried to explain this fact by saying that the brightness of far aw ... n automatic outcome of evolution like sight or hearing. He shows statistics that demonstrate that a solar system needs at least 5 billion years of stable evolution without interruption to develop inte ...

(6 pages) 51 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Mars - Past, present, future

tory of MarsThe planet mars is the fourth planet from the sun and the seventh largest planet in out solar system, and at nighttime, Mars is easily visible with the unaided eye. The planet is approxima ... ption of the Earth, Mars has one of the most interesting and stunning terrains of any planet in our solar system. Olympus Mons is the largest mountain in our solar system rising approximately 78,000 f ...

(11 pages) 137 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Report on the planet pluto

is more than half its size! In fact, Charon is the largest satellite relative to its planet in the solar system. On average, Pluto's orbit is 5.9 billion kilometers (3 2/3 billion miles) away from th ...

(1 pages) 58 1 2.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Information On The Manhattan Project

you were sitting were converted entirely into energy, it would be sufficient to destroy the entire solar system--so great is the amount of energy given off when matter undergoes this transformation. ...

(3 pages) 44 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The origin of the earth

not a definite answer.The most widely accepted theory of today has the earth being formed with the solar nebula model. This model says that our solar system started off as a ball of gasses. The sun a ...

(2 pages) 76 1 2.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Cause and effect: The sun is the cause of all life on earth

Cause and EffectThe sun is the center of our solar system. Nine planets orbit around it in a circular pattern. Only Earth is known to support lif ...

(1 pages) 129 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Planet Mercury

Our solar system consists of the sun and nine planets. Mercury is the closest planet to the sun. Mercury ... ay it quickly appears and disappears from Earth's view.Mercury is the second smallest planet in the solar system; Pluto is the only planet that is smaller. Earth's diameter is about 7,200, while tiny ...

(2 pages) 74 0 2.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Durkheim said 'explain one social fact by another'. Did he in his study of suicide

ongst other scientific disciplines, for example the theory of gravity which was used to explain the solar system used this same principle but in the field of Physics.Durkheim applied the idea that one ...

(9 pages) 91 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Speculating regarding the existence of UFOs

have here on earth that UFOs exist and are real. Secondly, one must consider the vast space in the solar system and how small we are, and the odds of life on distant planets. If there is life out the ... s structures without the help of UFOs. The Aztecs have a pyramid that is perfectly aligned with the solar system and it has the same number of steps as there are days in a year. When this temple was b ...

(2 pages) 26 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

How does the drop height of the marble affect the size of the crater in sand?

t a high velocity. Throughout their history they have heavily bombarded all the inner bodies in our solar system. In this experiment we will use marbles as our meteorites, these will be free falling o ...

(9 pages) 86 1 4.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics


st discovered by Robert Hooke in the seventh century. Jupiter is the fourth brightest object in our solar system other than the Sun, Moon, and Venus. Unusually it radiates more energy than is the Sun, ... me of Jupiters biggest and most popular moons.The next site that I visited was This website had the most detailed scientific information over the others. It ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy