Essays Tagged: "Uranus"


iscovered in 1846, untilthe Voyager 2 encounter in 1989. It has a similar composition to Uranus andis close in mass to Uranus. Its thick atmosphere made of hydrogen, helium,... nd the fourth largest bydiameter. Neptune is smaller in diameter but larger in mass than Uranus.orbit: 4,504,000,000 km (or 30.06 Astronomical Units) from the sun.diameter: ...

(5 pages) 142 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Greek Mythology. The Ancient Gods.

te, Nemesis, Sleep, among others that come to man out of the darkness. Meanwhile Gaea gave birth to Uranus. Uranus was the sky god and first ruler who later became married to his creator, Gaea. Togeth ... her they proceeded to have the three Cyclopes, the three Hecatoncheires, and twelve Titans.However, Uranus was a bad father and husband. He disliked the Hecatoncheires and expressed his hatred by impr ...

(4 pages) 155 0 4.1 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Cyclops, An Unusual People

lopes had an intriguing origin. They were the eldest sons of Mother Earth, Gaia, and Father Heaven, Uranus (Evslin 1). While the Cyclopes were still in the womb of Gaia, Uranus got jealous of the babi ... e out of each baby to make them hideous and thus make everybody hate them (Evslin). Because of what Uranus executed, the baby Cyclopes were born with one eye. They grew to be of gigantic size (Hamilto ...

(2 pages) 36 0 2.6 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

How Egyptian and Greek culture is reflected through their respective mythology

y believed in justice and the law, and had a strong sense of honor. The manner in which the sky god Uranus treats his earth wife Gaea and family are dishonorable, and as a result of his poor behavior ... is realized.It was not for balance of the cosmos but a wish to retain his preeminent position that Uranus did not want his children to be born. Gaea comes forth from the primordial void Chaos, and th ...

(5 pages) 213 3 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Essay on the "Birth of Venus" a painting by Sandro Botticelli in the Early Renaissance

s of art. The story of Venus goes back thousands of years to Greek mythology concerning the sky god Uranus, and the earth goddess, Gaea. Uranus was a self- centered, pompous preeminent male deity, who ... n great pain and suffering because of the twelve Titans she held in her womb. She became angry with Uranus because of his dishonorable treatment of her and especially her children. So with her younges ...

(4 pages) 242 0 3.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Gods and Goddesses

a whirling mass of nothing lacking shape or form. From chaos, Mother Earth emerged. She and her son Uranus fashioned the earth in the form we know it to be. They made flowers, trees, animals, and bird ... we commonly know Oceanus, Cronus, and Rhea, who still appear today in some of the well-known myths.Uranus treated Mother Earth and her children very badly. Mother Earth was extremely angry and did no ...

(9 pages) 110 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

This is on Reflecting telescopes, how they work, etc.

argest modern telescope are reflectors.William Herschel, an English observer, discovered the planet Uranus in 1781 with his large reflector telescope. He also discovered many nebulae and star clusters ...

(1 pages) 38 1 3.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

A Few Greek Gods

god was the most powerful one until he had children. The firstgod is called Oranos or in some myths Uranus. He was the first ruler amongthe gods. Uranus was the heavens and Gaea was the earth and thus ... s the earth and thus they weremarried. The couple gave birth to many different and odd children but Uranuswas cruel to them. Then, Chronos was born as the youngest titan. Chronosdethroned his father a ...

(7 pages) 52 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Human Condition

scovering a new planet as it "swims" into its view. This probably alludes to Hershel's discovery of Uranus, a fairly recent phenomena for Keats.The poem culminates with another simile "like Stout Cort ...

(8 pages) 61 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ter 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 of very strong telescopes, ... ician, Urbain-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 strang ...

(3 pages) 40 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Oresteia: "Euminides."

e 'pre-destiny' has already been established for them at the beginning of existence, in the time of Uranus, or before that even. Apollo pretty much states that his existence is to protect and assist h ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Earth Compared With The Planets of The Solar System.

ons; one moon, called Titan, belongs to the minority of moons in the solar system which contain air.Uranus is the seventh planet in our series away from the Sun. It lacks a solid surface, and its comp ... on is primarily helium, hydrogen, and compounds such as methane. It is this methane gas which gives Uranus its bluish-green surface appearance. Daytime here lasts for the whole summer, partially due t ...

(4 pages) 146 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy


the night sky- it was initially discovered by the use of mathematics. After scientists discovered Uranus, they had trouble figuring out it's unusual orbit. Therefore, they realized that there must ... ring out it's unusual orbit. Therefore, they realized that there must be a planet farther out than Uranus. Through looking at the "SpaceLink" website, we learned that, "French astronomer Leverrier ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy


Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. They are also called the Jovian Planets. These planets are grouped together bec ... and twice as far from Earth. It is not always easy to observe this planet clearly though telescopes.Uranus has an unusual rotation. It appears to be lying on its side. Therefore it turns almost like a ... our-year path around the sun, there are decades when its north or south poles are in total darkness.Uranus's path around the sun could not be calculated as perfectly as it should have been. So the gra ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy


ciety, and surely without it, life would be more difficult. Uranium, named after the planet Uranus, was discovered in 1789 in the mineral pitchblende. It can also be found in most rocks, seawa ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

1. What is a Lunar Eclipse and when does it

sts of how many planets? 9 and the sun Name them.... Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto Mercury, ... Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto Mercury, Venus, earth, mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto 3. How long can a lunar Eclipse last up to? Up to 4 hrs. 4. What is the clos ...

(2 pages) 1511 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Amazing Universe

hin ring. Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun, with an orbit lying between those of Jupiter and Uranus. Saturn is best known for its bright ring system called Saturn?s rings and it is very light. ... ing facts is that Mercury, venus, earth, mars, pluto are terrestrial planet, while Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune are Jovian Planets which are made of gases.Third, galaxies are groups of many stars ...

(2 pages) 26 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy


Our planet Uranus. Uranus is the seventh planet of our solar system. Uranus is the mysterious blue planet that ... it was named after the goddess that gives life. Because it orbited just beyond Saturn and was named Uranus for the god of the sky who furthered Saturn. Uranus is the third largest planet in our solar ... makes it about four times the size of Earth. Like all the other giant planets in out solar system, Uranus is made of a swirl of gases, liquids and solids. It has no solid surface to stand on. The sol ...

(4 pages) 35 1 2.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Management in times of change

ous arguments.Ontology - world as a fluxIn Greek mythology, the world and the first gods - Gaia and Uranus - emerged out of Chaos.What the Greeks have known for thousands of years is obscure to a sign ...

(8 pages) 79 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making