Buckminster Fuller

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  • 8.2 Fullerene Synthesis Lab Report

    dominated the spectrum and sometimes it was unassuming.1 Kroto and Smalley were so interested in this unknown C60 peak, they delayed their semiconductor program and just focused on figuring out what this is. Since Kroto and Smalley knew how to create the C60 molecule they began to think about a possible structure. The whole team had multiple talks about the possible structure, but what they finally decided on was that it was some sort of spheroid.2 This made Kroto think about the Buckminster Fuller’s geodesic domes.2 He checked out a book that contained all of Buckminster Fuller’s dome structures and began flipping through the pages.2 He began to think that maybe the structure contains pentagonal sides and not just hexagonal sides.2 It was not until a mathematician, whom Smalley had consulted earlier on about the structure, called Heath and said, “Tell Rick – it’s a soccer ball” that they had their final structure.2 The team decided to name the C60 molecule buckminsterfullerene after Buckminster Fuller since it had the same geodesic shape as one of his designs.1 Molecular structure of the buckminsterfullerene C60. While the Rice/Sussex group was the first to discover the structure, many other groups have found different ways to create the molecule. There have been many studies showing that laser vaporization of a lot of different carbonaceous target materials also yields a dominant C60 signal.1 For example the Creasy and Brenna group used carbon films and polymers such as…

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  • Homelessness Persuasive Speech Outline

    Sub point 1: But there are those that are even worse than that. According to End Homelessness, in January 2014, there were 578,000 people experiencing homelessness on any given night in the United States. Of that number, 216,000 are people in families, 362,000 are individuals and about 9 percent of homeless people - 49,933 - are veterans. Transition (signpost, summary, preview): Now I have gone over a few problems, lets examine habitat for humanity and its effort to reduce these issues. G. Main…

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  • Art Of Healing

    The Art of Healing was performed by the Ailey Ⅱ company in the Grand Opera House in Wilmington, which started at 7:30pm on October 28th, 2016. The show started at 7;30 pm and lasted for about one an hour and a half. And it included three dances and two intermissions. The dances were Circular, Sketches of Flames, and Revelations. Circular and Sketches of flames are newly choreographed dances by Jae Man Joo and Bridget L. Moore respectively. While Revelations is was originally choreographed by…

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  • Hawthorne And Melville's Anti-Transcendentalism Movement

    Transcendentalism is a philosophy that originated in the 1830's. Its chief aficionado, Ralph Waldo Emerson, began the movement by meeting regularly with other intellectuals of the time to discuss a various array of topics. The Transcendentalism movement was the mainstream flow of writers in the New England Renaissance, large in part to it affected all of the scholars of the period. The contrasting philosophy anti- Transcendentalism was a small philosophical movement predominantly consisting of…

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  • Happy Dancing Around The World Video Analysis

    Dancing is one of the few things in this world that you can 't put a time table on to find its origin. We can guess that dancing has been around since the beginning of the human race and even before in other species. It is a trait that has been programmed into us as a species. We learned that beauty is pre-programmed trait among people that carries on throughout time from generation to generation. You must thing of another form of beauty other than paintings and sculptures, and that form is…

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  • Transcendentalism In Self Reliance

    Transcendentalism is widely known throughout the world and some people believe themselves to be transcendentalists even to this day. Most know transcendentalism to be a movement started in the nineteenth century; it is a idealistic philosophical and social movement. Beliefs of a transcendentalist consist of but are not limited to: being a nonconformist, nature is spiritual, inspirational and symbolic, self-reliance is important and following personal beliefs is the key to a happiness and leads…

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  • Margaret Fuller: A New American Life

    Authentic: Margaret Fuller: A New American Life tells “Margaret Fuller’s story from the inside, using most direct evidence-- her own words, and those of her family and friends, recorded in the moment, preserved in archives” (Marshall, 2013, pg. xxi). Because Marshall, in her writing, used Fuller’s “own words” there was little need for the author herself interpret Fuller's thoughts or draw her own conclusions; rather, Marshall was left to research and provide Fuller’s ideas and beliefs in a…

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  • The Transcendentalism Movement

    The transcendentalism movement impacted American culture, society, and literature because it encouraged Americans to transcend society's assumptions and create a personal, continuous relationship with spirituality and nature. The club started among a small group of intellectuals who were reacting against the orthodoxy of Calvinism and the rationalism of the Unitarian Church. Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau organized the transcendental club. Other important members of the club were F.…

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  • Habitat For Humanity Paper

    Habitat for Humanity is an organization that helps people who can't afford a home on their own. Volunteers of all kinds all have the same values, and those are to help others and create better communities around the world. The goal is to help families have a place they can call home. Habitat for Humanity is a nationwide organization that was started by Millard Fuller in 1976. Habitat was started by Millard to help people because he was struggling in his life with what was important to him.…

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  • When The Kings Come Marching In Summary

    Marching In, was a graduate of Houghton College. He studied at Western Theological Seminary and got his Master’s degree in philosophy at the University of Alberta. Mouw is the author of over twenty books, including The God Who Commands, The Challenges of Cultural Discipleship, and The Smell of Sawdust. He was the editor of the Reformed Journal and has served on many editorial boards. In 2007, Mouw was given the Abraham Kuyper Prize for Excellence in Reformed Theology and Public Life by Princeton…

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