General relativity

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  • John Gaddis 'The Family: A World History'

    According John Gaddis in “The Landscape of History” he explores the question of “What do historians do?”, along with the various ways in which they conduct their research to ultimately document history. In comparison to Mary Jo Maynes and Ann Waltner’s book “The Family: A World History” they approach history from the perspective of the family. Maynes and Waltner explore the history of the family and its influence on religion and politics. Though both books explore contrasting arguments, we can…

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  • Solipsism Vs Reality

    and beliefs about the world have changed drastically as I’ve encountered strange scenarios within the world. Of all my beliefs, the one that may be the strangest is one that is similar to what solipsists believe, but I feel it is more in line with relativity. The core of solipsism is that only the self and mind can be to be true while the outside world does not exist. While my belief may seem to be very similar to this, it differs in numerous important aspects. My belief revolves around the…

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  • Long Day's Journey Into Night Essay

    Changes affect people every day, and people react to changes in many ways. In Long Day’s Journey into Night, the characters experience many trials and obstacles in their lives that induced a change. In physics, there is the principle known as the Coriolis Effect or Force, which is the effect a rotating object has on the motion of another object. The trials experienced in the lives of the characters are the Coriolis Force in their lives that induced the change in their behavior or lifestyle. The…

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  • Essay On Sunspot Cycle

    Summary Assignment #1 Sunspot Cycle: A Brief History In 1610, shortly after viewing the sun for the first time through a telescope, Galileo became the first European to observe sunspots, which are visibly darker, cooler areas on the sun. A little over 200 years later (in 1843), amateur German astronomer Samuel Heinrich Schwabe discovered that there is a cyclical, eleven, and by extension to a full cycle, twenty-two year pattern to the variation of sunspot counts known as the sunspot cycle. In…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Galaxies

    The universe today is huge. Scientists and Astronomers are finding new galaxies, planets asteroids, and more. But today, that's not what we are going to talk about. We’re going to talk about galaxies. Have you ever wondered what a galaxy really is? In the early 1900s, astronomers . Astronomers argued about spiral shaped, gas, dust were getting closer to discovering galaxiessome star vast cloud found in the night sky. In 1919, Edwin Hubble, an astronomer found the answers. Hubble used his…

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  • Edwin Hubble's The Realm Of The Nebulae

    A spiral galaxy is a certain kind of galaxy originally described by Edwin Hubble in his 1936 work The Realm of the Nebulae and, as such, forms part of the Hubble sequence. Spiral galaxies consist of a flat, rotating disc containing stars, gas and dust, and a central concentration of stars known as the bulge.(Sloan) Spiral galaxies resemble spiraling pinwheels, nearly 77% of space consists of spiral galaxies. Though the stars and other visible material contained in such a galaxy lie mostly on a…

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  • Day Of The Dead Analysis

    Sarang Patel Mrs. Kopko Day of the Dead: Issac Newton Sir Isaac Newton was an English mathematician, cosmologist, scholar and physicist (depicted in his own day as a "characteristic savant") who is generally perceived as a standout amongst the most powerful researchers ever and a key figure in the logical upheaval. His book Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica ("Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy"), first distributed in 1687, established the frameworks of traditional mechanics…

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  • Energy Vs Dark Energy

    Energy is a mysterious and everlasting component which exists within the universe; it is the existential source of power which human beings have harnessed through technology in order to progress and evolve. It is fair to note that energy is quintessential to every action and reaction occurring in the universe at all times. Furthermore, the law of conservation of energy states that energy cannot be created nor destroyed but can be transferred between different forms and states and even between…

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  • The Flake Equation Summary

    Michael Shermer is an American science writer, historian of science, and founder of The Skeptics Society. Shermer is the author of books which delve into the ideas and beliefs behind UFO sightings and paranormal claims. One article regarding ‘The Flake Equation’ goes further into the topic of the paranormal and extraterrestrial life. Shermer did not create the equation himself, but rather discusses it regarding his studies and beliefs on a scientific level. The original equation, The Drake…

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  • The Time Machine Analysis

    The Time Machine H.G. Wells composed The Time Machine in 1895, a long time before time travel as we probably are aware it was even thought about. It is presumed that many would joyfully fight that The Time Machine is the first catalyst for the idea that would bring forth such well-known media as Dr. Who and the more extensive part of time travel seen in other sci-fi. That being stated, time travel isn't the purpose of Wells' novella. Rather, time travel is the casing through which he…

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