Essays Tagged: "spectrum"

Luminescence of Black Light

The Luminescence of Black LightBlack Light. What is it? It is a portion of the Ultra-Violet Spectrum that is invisible to our eyes. We cannot distinguish it. However, when this radiation impin ... back intoits original orbit. This process releases energy, and if it is in the visible part of the spectrum, we have a transientlight phenomenon. Ultra-violet light is an exciting agent which causes ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Creation and the Cosmos.

ore he found that the farther away the galaxy was the more it was shifted toward the red end of the spectrum. Hubble attributed this shift to the doppler effect.Hubble saw this and concluded that all ...

(2 pages) 64 0 4.4 Dec/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

From three to six to ?

technology. Until the introduction of fiber optic lines, and digital satellite systems, their was a spectrum shortage. MGM and Paramount tried to start networks in the twenties but failed mainly becau ... ortage. MGM and Paramount tried to start networks in the twenties but failed mainly because of this spectrum shortage.(Hilmes, Broadcast Bottleneck) Until 1985 most cable companies had close to the ma ...

(6 pages) 91 1 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Basic stereotypes of women in the workplace, in modern day america.

an that two lists of characteristics would be made and they would fall under different sides of the spectrum and there was no compromise; man could not be woman and woman could not be man. Women are c ... all bats, basketballs, and power tools. We tell men that they have to be on the opposite end of the spectrum of what girls are supposed to be. Men are supposed to be the providers of the family, the b ...

(15 pages) 595 1 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Between the Forest and Greed?

, backed upWithin the past decade there has been a rising 'environmentally conscious' movement. The spectrum of issues in contention by environmentalism has expanded virulently and is reaching its zen ...

(4 pages) 64 0 2.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Ever Changing English Language. How has the American English dialect changed over the years? What are the three main areas of change?

sent day, they are interpreted as terrible or ugly. An understatement is at the opposite end of the spectrum. Webster's Dictionary defines an understatement as "a word or phrase that states the truth ...

(2 pages) 152 0 4.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Dating and Self Esteem

ertisements." The article waswritten by Paul Yelsma and Paul L. Wienir. It appears in "Sociological Spectrum" forJanuary - March 1996.The research method used in this article was a questionnaire. Thes ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.8 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Right To Keep And Bear Arms

s not black or white, pro or con. Rather, it encompasses many shades of gray. At the one end of the spectrum you have the National Rifle Association (NRA) which currently views any type of gun control ... ion against the Second Amendment of the Constitution ('What is the NRA' 1). At the other end of the spectrum you have groups like the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) and Handgun Control, Inc. se ...

(4 pages) 151 1 5.0 Aug/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Gun and Weapon Control

Euthanasia acccording to the Jewish Religion. Includes works cited.

the instances in which it occurs. The range includes passive voluntary euthanasia on one end of the spectrum and active involuntary euthanasia on the other. As the law stands right now, in most states ...

(14 pages) 123 0 2.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Transcend-Symbolists: A Joining of Two Philosophies

While the beliefs of the Transcendentalists and Symbolists could be placed at opposite ends of the spectrum, neither group was completely right nor completely wrong, and the truth falls somewhere in ...

(5 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why did some men desert and refuse to obey orders in the Western Front, and were they treated too harshly? Looks at the results of shell shock and punishments in the trenches.

he different views on the soldiers found guilty of their charges from separate ends of the rankings spectrum.Shell shock, now known as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), was a common and honest re ...

(6 pages) 65 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Should morality be included as an essential part of law? At what point to do we draw the line between what is legally morally acceptable and what is not?

ay that we should remove entirely moral views from our legal system, while on the other side of the spectrum it wouldn't seem right to say that we should base our legal system solely upon our moral fe ...

(3 pages) 127 2 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

This essay is about Rave Culture and the major Catagories/types of individuals that fit into the complex puzzles of "ravers"

m going shed a little light on "teenagers" and their fashion choices. Since there is a rather large spectrum of teenage fashion, from formal to histrionic, I am going to talk about one extreme, "fashi ...

(4 pages) 107 2 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Waves and How They Affect Life.

very day involve waves. Lights and sounds are examples of everyday uses that travel by wave. On the spectrum of light there are waves listed which are X-Rays, UV-Rays, and Infrared. Some of these are ... o life, where mostly they all serve both of these purposes. Another type of wave, though not on the spectrum because it is not light, are sound waves. Weather the wave is a sound wave or a light wave ...

(8 pages) 70 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

This work is an essay about entertainment (TV, plays, etc.) in the past, and about how it will look in the future.

globe...The execution and use of entertainment has just developed, adapted to modern world and its spectrum has grown bigger. I think that entertainment is and was aroused when people were bored, and ...

(2 pages) 79 3 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

This is a comparison of the two pairs of lovers in Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing".

there are two love stories going on at the same time. These romances come from opposite ends of the spectrum. One couple is Beatrice and Benedick; the other is Claudio and Hero. The reader learns ever ...

(3 pages) 74 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Uncommon Luxury: A Comparison between Jim's family in My Antonia with the typical plains family

me and efforts of every member in the family, leaving time for little else. At the other end of the spectrum lies Jim's family, being easily successful and prospered. He had the opportunity to receive ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Rivals: Hitler vs. Churchill

ernity. How could two human beings lives be so close at some points, yet be at opposite ends of the spectrum the rest of the time?Born April 20, 1889 into a very humble childhood, Hitler was very ambi ...

(3 pages) 35 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Globalization: Case Studies

cal advantages? Answering these questions give one an idea of where one stands on the Globalization spectrum. One who promotes Globalization to a great extent says it enriches people's lives by helpin ...

(5 pages) 167 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Critically evaluate the role of the mass media in contemporary British society.

y as over time the mass media has achieved a larger audience and a greater power, targeting a large spectrum of people. It can be argued that the mass media plays a large role in society today, affect ...

(4 pages) 131 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers