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    The Atomic Age. The time period after the development of the first nuclear bomb. In 1938 research begins and the race to whom can create the first nuclear, or "atomic" weapon, is underway. Not long after nuclear physicist Niels Bojr declares that German scientists had achieved atomic fission, but the United States where not far behind. Germany may have won the race, but their efforts became futile once Hitler began persecuting the Jewish scientists. These scientists then escaped to the U.S., bringing all their knowledge, and giving the United States a leg up on the competition. 1942, research continues under the name "The Manhattan Project". Facilities began to grow and government funds poured into the project. By 1945 the first tested atomic bomb was created and the "Atomic Age" had arrived. Along with the first atomic bomb came the end of the second world war. During war time…

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    The transition into the atomic age began in the early 1900s, when scientists began researching the atom. In 1938 they discovered something called fission, the process of splitting an atom. Due to the second world war breaking out the research of atoms eventually turned to the research of weapons. A few of the leading countries in the race for an atomic weapon were Germany, the United States, and the Soviet Union. After several years of research the U.S. developed and tested the first atomic bomb…

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    In Memory of John Dalton 1766-1844 John dalton,son of Joseph and Deborah dalton, he had one brother named Jonathan no sisters.John dalton lived and worked in England as a teacher and a public lecture.He wa very interested in meteorology for the longest.He published meteorological observations and essays which he recorded.He did so many things, he made his own atomic theory he was also was very interested in color blindness.His serious interest in this led him to the view of atomism. Between…

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    The basis of Mendeleev’s periodic table was categorizing the elements according to their physical and chemical characteristics with regard to their atomic weights. Mendeleev was the first to come up with a structure for the periodic table with columns and rows. There were other scientists who have worked on tabulating information of the elements even before Mendeleev, however, he was the first scientist to come up with a periodic trend to predict the properties of elements which were not…

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    Breast Segmentation

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    In today’s day and age, plastic surgery is extremely popular, especially breast augmentations. About 4% of women in America get breast augmentation each year. One of the options for breast augmentation is silicon implants. That being said I wanted to learn more about silicon and what people are putting in their bodies. Silicon is an element a pure substance that can’t be broken down. Silicon was first discovered in 1824 by a Swedish chemist named Jons Jacob Berzelius. This element is the second…

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    Age Appropriate Coaching

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    Age-Appropriate Coaching: A Dance Perspective. There are many factors to keep in mind when coaching any type of sport. A specific factor that absolutely must be adhered to is age, which influences many performance capabilities both physically and psychologically (Crocker, 2011). In consequence, all coaches must adjust their instruction in order to maximize success of athletes. I have had the opportunity to work with youth from ages three to fifteen in a dance setting, which, after many failures,…

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    I guess that I was always different from other people from the very start. I 'm not referring to my teenage ‘woe is me ' years, but since I was old enough to remember I was fundamentally unlike anyone my age. The way I thought and felt at that age was rather off. Much too intense and apathetic, yet I was still the best-behaved child in the household. I can 't recall much of my childhood and nothing at all from before the age of 6. All I do know is that I grew up loved and cared for. I had…

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    Social Outcast Narrative

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    All this moving around did not allow me to establish a firm cultural foundation, and I found myself being very introverted, shy, and reclusive; I just never really “fit in” anywhere I lived. To make matters worse, my parents were so oblivious to this; I felt like I could not even talk to them about how I felt. I was born in New York in 1969 and the following year my mother decided she wanted us to move to her home place in Switzerland. We lived there for two years until my father decided…

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    Growing Up Research Paper

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    grow up? I remember being 4 years old and praying to god that I get older faster. I always wanted money in my wallet like my dad, so I can buy my own candy. I recall crying at the age of 8 because my mom said I was not old enough to wear her red lipstick. At that moment, all I wanted was to be tall, big and grown so that I could make my own choices and live life my way. My wishes did come true, but it is like the wish granted by a bad genie, he tricked me. The universe seems to take away a part…

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    take a family vacations, allowing them to see different parts of the United States. She stayed with an elderly couple before and after school and during summer breaks. She always enjoyed school and initially did well. You could say she was a conformist until around the age of 12. The elderly couple she stayed with passed away within a year of each other, this is when her life would take its first turn for the worse. The next year her mother was diagnosed with cancer and her father lost control.…

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