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  • Planets And Moons Within The Solar System

    of silicate rock surrounding a iron and nickel core. Jovian planets however, contain densities similar to the density of water with light gases visible on top. Gases and liquids such as hydrogen and helium have densities lower than water. The Jovian planets are made of gaseous and liquid hydrogen, helium and water surrounding a roughly small rocky core. An atmosphere is “layer of gases surrounding a planet or other material body, that is held in place by the gravity of that body. An atmosphere is more likely to be retained if its gravity is high and the atmosphere 's temperature is low”. Spectroscopy (along with atmospheric probes; Jupiter for example) has determined the Jovian planets contain hydrogen, helium, methane, ammonia, and water gas in their thick…

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  • Angular Momentum

    (Kluger 2016). Saturn has very large thunderstorm’s for it’s size, unlike Earth or Mars. However, we do not know about all the other planets as well, this study was conducted a year ago on Saturn, but this year the same group of scientists are researching about Jupiter’s atmosphere. During the summer, they launched a spacecraft up to orbit Jupiter for a year, looking for the same activity they have seen in Saturn. Since we know that Jupiter is much denser than Saturn, this could cause for not so…

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  • Firefly Galaxy Research Paper

    The universe is like a game of chance. Of the billions of planets out there, Earth is the only known planet to sustain life. What would life be like on a different planet? Would humans even exist? Would bugs rule the planet? The possible outcomes are endless. The Firefly Galaxy is a spiral galaxy far from the Milky Way Galaxy that contains a solar system, the Phoenix Solar System, favorable for life. In the Phoenix Solar System is the planet Bibea. Bibea is able to sustain life because of its…

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  • Pen And Odysseus Comparison Essay

    Both stories share the same basic plot line of taking a journey home, while being interrupted numerous times by creatures like giants, witches, and other magical beings. Pen and Odysseus, the main characters of their stories, are also intellectuals, meaning that they are both incredibly knowledgeable. For example, Pen had remembered much of the information she learned from Then, when she had spent her time reading a multitude of ancient Greek myths as well as encyclopedias for pleasure. Odysseus…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Do Giants Exist?

    Giants, human creatures that are above 10ft tall, have been believed to exist for centuries. Despite knowledge of science, evolutionary discoveries, and the growing inquisitiveness and curiosity of people in our day compared to other centuries, there are those who believe that Giants existed once in the past. There is increasing advancement in archaeological and more discoveries have been made now than ever before. However, there has been no affirmed evidence that show that extremely tall and…

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  • Why Is Giant Pandas Endangered

    Giant Pandas in the wild have been torchered by humans, but still they are friendly and majestic animals. They are unique animals but are endangered for many reasons that we can prevent. One reason is they were being tracked down and killed for their fur (WWF). Also, they are being split apart from each other, fragmentation. Next, people have been taking nature from the pandas selfishly (Smithsonian). To save this species many people are now working together to stop Giant Pandas from going…

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  • The Importance Of The Koala Bear

    although they are just one of thousands of animals that are going through this. Giant pandas are also one of the most favored animals in zoos in the United States and one of the most endangered. The book Endangered Animals, edited by Richard P. Reading and Brian Miller, point out that the giant panda rate has been declining for centuries and the rates are getting higher and faster as time passes by. Giant pandas are now classified in the category as critically endangered and are one of the…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Ice Skating

    Ice skating is a recreational activity that can also be a part of high level Olympic competition. It seems natural when watching someone on the ice gliding so effortlessly, but why is this possible? They are gliding on a solid surface after all. When thinking about solids, slippery is probably not a common word to associate with. However, in the case of ice this happens to be true. Looking at the properties of states of matter, properties of water, and experiments of water and ice, there is…

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  • Catechol Oxidase Lab Report

    Introduction: Enzymes have a huge effect on the human body and other organisms. Enzymes are catalysts that are used to accelerate the reaction process by lowering the activation energy. For this experiment the catechol oxidase was extracted from potatoes. The enzyme is called catechol oxidase because the oxygen is reacting to catechol. Catechol oxidase causes the browning of the fruits and vegetables because the compound is toxic to the bacteria. The purpose of this experiment is to…

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  • Non-Electrolyte Compounds

    If a compound is an electrolyte it conducts electricity by breaking down into ions when dissolved into a solution. A non-electrolyte compound does not dissociate in solution. A non-electrolyte compound cannot conduct electricity because it dissolves in solution as molecules instead of ions. Colligative properties are properties of a solution that depend on the amount of solute dissolved, and not dependent on the identity of the solute. The colligative properties studied in this current…

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