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  • Andromeda Galaxy

    On a clear and dark night from a position with low levels of pollution, the Andromeda Galaxy can be easily observed in the sky by the unaided eye, even though it is about 2.5 million light-years away from Earth. The unaided eye, however, can only perceive the galaxy as a whole and is unable to distinguish features within the galaxy. Luckily, microscopes combined with the intellect of many bright astronomers over the years have allowed us to better understand what the human eye cannot see, in particular what lies beyond the Milky Way Galaxy in our neighboring galaxy. This paper will focus on some of the recent discoveries and observations on the Andromeda Galaxy that have been key in helping our planet comprehend what lies beyond us. Recently,…

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  • Edwin Hubble Essay

    Hubble identified a type of “variable star” called a Cepheid in the Andromeda nebula, or known today as the Andromeda galaxy. Hubble was able to discover several of these Cepheids, along with other objects, .and was able to calculate the distance to them from the Milky-Way. Hubble was able to detect nine other new galaxies. Later, in 1925, Hubble came up with a galaxy classification system, which breaks down, or classifies galaxies. Hubble continued to work with galaxies, discovering the…

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  • Mass Effect: Andromeda Video Analysis

    Mass Effect: Andromeda is a pretty awesome space exploration game where you play as John Smith from Pocahontas. Today, Bioware released a video showing off different components of the game such as weapons and different skills the player can equip. The video starts off by showing off a more fluid movement in the moment to moment gameplay. We see Ryder swiftly dart into battle using a jetpack, and using the same jetpack to distance herself from enemies. Players can also take the high ground and…

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  • Between Two Galaxies

    Between Two Galaxies The show opens with Marina in her quarters humming a tune while crafting a self-portrait. Some other drawings are hung up; others lay across her desk or in piles on the floor. None of the other portraits are of her, it’s a healthy variety of artistic musings. Her musings are less than inspirational as her life and surroundings are the epitomai of monotony. Marina's humming picks up in volume as she is seen about her day. Marina is in Sick Bay organizing medical…

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  • Universe Observation Essay

    To humans who live on Earth, we perceive Earth as a large mass of land that has been around for about 4.6 billion years. But the Earth is only a small part of what makes up the Universe. Earth is located in the Milky Way Galaxy, and contains billions of stars, which is only a small fraction of the 100 billion galaxies. While the Universe has been around for roughly 13.82 billion years, everyday we learn more and more about the complexities that were once hidden from us. One of the main things…

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  • Perseus Quest By Greek Analysis

    Some kind of “stamina goal” could be set before battling Medusa. As a mini boss, Cetus, the sea monster creature that guards Andromeda, could be added – or could be even defeated by Andromeda herself when Perseus is in danger of failing, and stamina would be still won from the confrontation. ‘Acquire more provisions to last until you reach the Gorgon lair’ Strength: Another element that challenges the player to be alert of. It even can give the possibility of dying before accomplishing the…

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  • Examples Of Galactic Collision

    and for the examples I will list below, you can see why in most cases, there’s nothing to fear on Earths end. Normal sized galaxies; such as the Milky Way galaxy, can contain an estimated 400 billion stars. In someone’s mind who knows nothing about Astronomy, they think that the larger the amount of stars, the more crowded the galaxy is. The truth is, that stars and planets are so far apart, the chances of them colliding with each other are small. That…

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  • Perseus Quest Essay

    Queen Cassiopeia daughter, Andromeda. Zeus, sensing a demigod is near, threatens that if Princess Andromeda was not chained to the highest coastal cliff, Argos will be flooded. Upon Zeus return to the Olympus, Hermes, the messenger god, consults Zeus thus revealing the location of his son Perseus. Hermes suggests offering Perseus trials to save Argos, Zeus declares that it shall be left to the demigod. In Argos king Cepheus devised a plan to appease Zeus, by offering the head of Medusa.…

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  • The Discoveries Of Edwin Hubble

    out to me was Edwin Hubble. It is because of Edwin, we now have a better understanding on the distance in the universe and that it’s expanding. His research was very remarkable that he had a telescope with his name. Since Edwin established the scale of the universe and laid the observational basis, he helped us understand what are galaxies like in the universe. To start off, Edwin noticed a Cepheid variable in the Andromeda Nebula which is known to astronomers as M31. For Edwin to obtain his…

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  • Milky Way: Galaxies Organized And Distributed Within The Universe

    The Milky Way is a barred spiral galaxy, which looks like a pinwheel. At times, people can look up to the sky and see the faint band of light, the glow of stars in the galaxy’s disk, which gave the Milky Way its name. The galaxy is of an average size, 100,000 light-years across and 1,000 light-years deep. It contains about 500 billion stars and many planets. The center of the galaxy contains a supermassive black hole, which is the cause of our galaxies spiral space. Within the galaxy, there are…

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