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  • The Tragic Hero In Andy Weir's The Martian

    In a distant land, where sandstorms ravage the area, and there is nothing to eat but potatoes and caffeine pills, the Astronaut Mark Watney goes through many morechallanges than this, in this fantastic book, The Martian. Mark Watney was as a man of many talents. He was a good survivor, and can survive many would-be fatal disasters. This planet, Mars, uncolonized, and only partially discovered, makes Mark face many challenges. In the end, the reader will be surprised that Mark is still even alive…

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  • Pursuit Of Happiness Analysis

    The Silent Killer Kid Cudi released the song Pursuit of Happiness on January 25, 2010, which is a part of his album Man on the Moon: The End of the Day. The song made its first television debut on The Late Show with David Letterman on September 12, 2009. Cudi’s album also consists of other popular songs including “Day N Nite”, “Soundtrack 2 My Life”, and “Man on the Moon.” Pursuit of Happiness comes across as a bright, cheerful song that is about living life in happiness, however the much…

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  • Lunar Rocket Feasibility Study

    SUMMARY We found the number of rocket launches from Mahia Peninsula needed to establish a lunar colony to be 28. This is after considering the success rate of our chosen rocket model with the amount of rockets needed to bring all the people and equipment to establish a lunar colony. INTRODUCTION How many rocket launches from Mahia Peninsula would it take to establish a lunar colony? Astronomy, from Greek for the ‘law of the stars’ is arguably the first human science. Since the dawn of time,…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Field Trip To Chabot

    With the Programming team, I help develop the museum’s android application which included trivia and games to connect visitors with Chabot in and out of the museum. Recently, I worked to develop solar panels for Chabot through the “We Share Solar” program. Chabot’s community has given me a family of supportive science enthusiasts, a place to be myself, the ability to reach for the sky, and most importantly, the opportunity to make the world a better place through…

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  • The Right Stuff Analysis

    The Right Stuff- Essay As one advances through life, you begin you see people who are just cut out for it. They have have all that they need and more. They have the so called ''right stuff''.One thing you might ask yourself before reading The Right Stuff, is what is ''the right stuff''? As you continue reading throughout the book, you learn more about pilots state of mind and whether or not they have what it takes to have the right stuff. The author Tom Wolfe uses different ways of describing…

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  • Personification And Anaphora In Annie Dillard's

    Annie Dillard uses personification and an anaphora in section 4 to illustrate the significance of the total eclipse that awakens the mind and brings it back to reality. She conveys, “ people on all the hillsides, including, I think, myself, screamed when the black body of the moon detached from the sky and rolled off the sun.” (889) In this instance, the moon is the devil that covers God’s angelic light from glistening over the land and the people. The experience is life threatening because the…

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  • Beta-Meow 3: A Short Story

    It was a dark and stormy night on earth but on Beta-Meow 3 it was a bright and sunny afternoon as is usual for all the planets orbiting the white giant star Beta-Meow, and on this afternoon a secret military meeting was taking place on Catnip, Beta-Meow 3’s largest moon. “I say we should build the base here at the equator where the trees will provide cover.” Said captain whiskers of the Catonian military. “Are you crazy, our ships would never make it through the dense forest!” Interjected…

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  • Sputnik Achievements

    How Sputnik Came to be Artificial Satellites orbiting earth were a dream that the world pushed and pushed to achieve. Something that only happen in children’s imaginations. Something most people only dreamed about. Until October 4, 1957 when the Soviet Union sent Sputnik 1 into space. So why was Sputnik such an important period in American History?? Sputnik was a creation of the Soviet Union and the size of it was surprising to the world. Sputnik 1 was a spherical little pod with 4 antennas…

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  • Anaxagoras Argument For Humanity And Science

    Anaxagoras was born c. 510 – c. 428 BC in a town called Clazomenae, in Asia Minor. During his early life, he was told to have 30 years remaining of life. Anaxagoras was very enthusiastic for humanity and science. He brought the spirit of scientific inquiry and philosophy from Ionia to Athens. Additionally, he came up with new theories of the universal order because of a search on the moon, which he said that the Earth was floating in space because of a force of air acting upward. He also said…

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  • Neil Armstrong Research Paper

    Neil Armstrong was the first man to set foot onto the moon. He set foot on the moon in 1969 on the Apollo 11 mission. The Apollo 11 was planned to set two men on the moon and they did. He has two college degrees. He has a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from Purdue University. He also has a master’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Southern California. He was born August 5, 1930 Wapakoneta OH and died in August 25, 2012 Cincinnati OH. Neil had 3 children Karen…

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