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  • Fracking Essay

    I am all for renewable resources. I also strongly agree that natural gas is our way to wean off coal and slowly enter into renewable energy sources. I would just like to compare how natural gas can still win over renewable resources in one aspect. Let’s take a look at wind energy. As a renewable energy source, wind energy requires an immense amount…

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  • Nuclear Energy Proposal

    should utilize nuclear energy as the nation’s main power source. My research goals include finding statistics of refueling cycles and the reliability of nuclear, coal and gas power plants. In addition, I plan on finding what nuclear energy is and how it is produced. Furthermore, I need to understand the cost of building and running nuclear, coal and gas plants annually. The most important research goal is to find counterarguments to each of my main points and having evidence to back up each…

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  • Nuclear Power Research Paper

    Why nuclear power is the clear choice for power generation. Nuclear power is one of the most efficient and safest forms of power generation. The construction costs of building a nuclear power plant are high, however its operating costs are cheap. The price of uranium is cheap to transport however, it is rare and must be transported to countries that do not have any. Even though uranium is rare and it is hard for developing countries to build a nuclear reactor and purchase uranium, nuclear power…

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  • Research Paper On Magnets

    . Introduction Superconductivity is widely regarded as one of the greatest discoveries of the 20th century. A superconductor, is a metallic alloy or compound that will conduct electricity without resistance below a certain temperature. The major applications of superconductivity pertain to the medical, science and industrial field, and they all require high intensity magnetic fields. Therefore this report outlines superconducting magnets, its benefits of why they are good magnets, as well as an…

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  • We Need To Replace Fossil Fuels

    CONSERVE FOSSIL FUELS The climate change is a hard situation and a big problem. Everybody is informed about the climate change, everybody knows how climate changes affect our planet, the people and our nature and environment. The biggest reason why we have climate change is because we use fossil fuels. I live an ordinary life, I go to school, I have friends and a good family. Today the majority of people in the world live a good life, we have money and we have food on our table. But how can…

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  • Network Rail Case Study

    Network Rail is the owner and the infrastructure leader of most of the rail network in England, Scotland, and Wales. The company took over the responsibilities of railway systems from previous owners who were Railtrack in 2002. The company deals in providing rail network all over Britain. The responsibilities of Network Rail comprises of railway tracks, signals, overhead wires, tunnels, bridges, level crossing and most stations. The management makes certain to provide the country with the right…

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  • The Biological Basis For Human Values Of Nature

    Even the least environmentally conscious individuals are able to both see and sense the environmental changes that are taking place just outside our windows. Although not a new concept, climate concerns regarding Global Warming have never been more of a realistic or pressing concern than they are today. Among other things, it has been an accumulation of environmental negligence that has led us to our current state, specifically referring to mankind’s production of greenhouse gasses, such as CO2,…

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  • The Advantages And Uses Of Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC)

    Ordinary Portland cement (OPC) has been commonly used in many countries for centuries. It is relatively easy to get OPC into an active binder, as it is a common practice due to its wide availability and it being economically friendly. This may seem like perfect cement. However, OPC has a significant impact on the environment caused by the CO2 emitted during the process of manufacture, which plays a big role in the increase of greenhouse gases. Therefore, a more sustainable option has to be…

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  • Compare The Burning Speed Of Scented And Unscented Candles

    Burn, Baby, Burn: Comparing the burning speed of scented and unscented candles This experiment was performed to compare how quickly a scented and an unscented candle will burn. The tests were done by comparing the length that the candles will burn in 30 minutes - using unscented, rose scented and apple scented candles. Hypothesis: Unscented candles burn more quickly than scented candles. Overview: Candles Candles are a convenient way of providing light and heat when no electricity is…

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  • History And Development Of The Industrial Revolution In The 1900s

    bigger and more important than the wool industry. Since 1750 coal production had tripled, and iron production had increased by ten times. Farmers were growing more food than in 1750. Common grazing land or wasteland in many villages had successfully turned into land to grow crops. But in 1900, many farmers now used machine, although most the machines were horsed-powered. Industries were now dominated by coal, iron, steel and textiles. Steam power had been introduced…

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