Charles Wyville Thomson

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  • Who Is John Murray The Father Of Oceanography

    He had many preferences and passions as a kid. He saw the ocean as a place to explore and this pushed him to look out for new ways to document it. Because of this he was able to take part in the Challenger Expedition. The Challenger Expedition was the first of its kind. It gathered all types of marine life that was just being seen for the first time. They learned the basics like what temperatures of the ocean in certain spots were and along with it all they learned of oceanic currents (Dive and Discover). They also were able to identify 4,000 new types of marine life (Sir John Murray-the Founder of Modern Oceanography). After they got back from the expedition Sir Wyville Thomson started to write a 50-volume Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger but started to come down with stress and eventually died. He left the job of finishing it all to his assistant John Murray. This was one of his major contributions to helping identify more on the ocean (Sir John Murray | biography). Because of the information such as how deep it got in some places it allowed some younger kids that planed on eventually heading out to search the ocean floor and its depths to outfit their equipment to handle all of the pressure that is needed to hold so it wouldn’t cave in. He took great pride in finding out about the Deep-Sea Deposits and how the Coral Reef formed (Sir John Murray | biography). This gave him…

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  • Charles Thomson Essay

    Charles Thomson was one of our founding fathers that became an outstanding man in Pennsylvania. He had become a tutor and teacher, at different school. He held a position with the government for a period of time. He ran several businesses in his career. Charles had a passion for knowledge. He overcame quite few obstacles in his life from childhood on up. During the destruction of the woolen trade and the enforcement of the Test Act Charles was born. This was the time when the…

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  • William Thomson Research Paper

    William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin William Thomson was born in Ireland on June 26, 1824 and was the fourth child born. His mother had three more children, then passed away when Thomson was at a young age. James Thomson, William’s father, was a professor as Glasgow University. William Thomson soon entered the Natural Philosophy department as Glasgow at the age of ten to further his studies. He received his education from Cambridge University where he earned a bachelor’s degree. Thomson lived a…

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  • The General Electric Company

    industrial operating segments and one financial services operating segment4. Industrial operating segments include: power, energy management, transportation, renewable energy, aviation, appliances and lighting, oil and gas, and healthcare. Capital is the one financial services operating segment5. GE currently serves customers in 180 countries, and employs around 333,000 people worldwide6. Of those 333,000 people, 125,000 are employed in the United States, and 208,000 employed in other…

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  • Early Atomic Experiment Research Paper

    Early Atomic Experiments Joseph John Thomson conducted an experiment that is known today as the CRT Experiment. The outcome of this experiment was JJ’s discovery of the electron. CRT is an acronym for Cathode Ray Tube, this gives a broad concept of what the experiment is about. The basic components of the experiment include, a glass cylindrical tube with most of the air inside vacuumed out of it, and inside the tube is Electrode for each side. One of the Electrodes is negative and entitled the…

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  • How Is Princess Diana A Role Model

    respected, and a role model to many people around the world. Princess Diana was born on July 1st 1961, in Sandringham, Norfolk, England. She was born into an aristocratic English family who were very close to the royal family. Her parents got divorced when she was eight years old and she continued to live with her father who took custody of her. Diana had been hard working since youth. As a teenager she had several jobs such as kindergarten teacher at a school in London, a dance instructor,…

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  • The Story Of Vana-Parva In Mahabharata

    DAMAYANTI Introduction The story of Nala-Damayanti has been narrated in Vana-Parva in Mahabharata by Rishi Vrihadswa. Damayanti was the daughter King Bhima who ruled Vidharbha Kingdom. Damayanti had earned a reputation of being the most beautiful Princess of Universe at that time. She was described as lovely-waisted Damayanti. As per Nala-Damayanti Katha, Damayanti was famous for 'for her incandescent beauty, grace, virtue and excellence' she was faultless-featured; 'with her ornaments she…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Oprah Winfrey's Speech

    At the Golden Globes award ceremony Oprah Winfrey was presented the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement.Given recent events like the Me too and Time’s up movements Oprah dedicated her speech to speaking up about sexual harassment and emphasizing the need for change.Throughout the speech she talks about many different things from personal stories to the plights of everyday women to show that this abuse affects everyone. She uses many important rhetorical devices, namely pathos,…

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  • Social Injustice's Princess Diana As A Social Activist

    siblings, this event caused great sadness in the family. Diana was not known to be an academic student, however she much enjoyed different art forms, thus becoming apparent in her work with English National Ballet. After moving to London, she began working with children, evidently her dislike of schooling was overruled by her love of children because she eventually became a kindergarten teacher. As a child, Diana recognized the problems society was facing and knew she ultimately would one day…

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  • The Impact Of Andrew Carnegie And The Gilded Age

    Andrew Carnegie was one of the smartest and richest men during the Gilded Age. The Gilded Age was mainly focused on factories and textiles. He was able to found his company called American Steel and he was able to generate all of his money from that. Andrew Carnegie was living the American Dream. However, he earned his money from hard working laborers making little to no money a day. Even though many people thought he was such a good person because he donated all of his money at the end of his…

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