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    Colonies on Other Planets Isaiah Dokus 1/12/2017 The Earth is deteriorating, and growing faster by the day. We are using up our natural resources faster than I can type this sentence. Eventually, we may need to move. Not to another oil drilling site, but to a completely different planet. Our knowledge of space travel and other technologies is quickly progressing. So we may have a chance on a new world. Other “habitable” planets have been found. The two most discussed are called KOI 326.01 and Kepler 438b. There are quotes around the word habitable because habitable doesn't necessarily mean perfectly livable. Habitable means that it is in the Goldilocks Zone, and has sufficient gravity. A habitable planet could be very small, partly gaseous,…

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    planet sustaining an atmosphere and liquid water on its surface. Arguments against habitability include tidal locking, strong magnetic fields, and high ultraviolet and x-ray fluxes, but none have been proven definitive. Questions arise if these characteristics can support a stable atmosphere. Although some studies have shown that these characteristics together can help obtain a stable atmosphere. For example, “magnetic fields in tidally locked planets can be strong enough to prevent atmospheric…

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    her article, she provides numerous statistical data by professional scientist from NASA to helps her reader clearly understand the situation. For example, “as of January Kepler had discovered 2740 potential exo-planet.” Which is very persuasive because it’s according to a reliable source. In contrast, Miller hardly uses any statistical data but whenever he does, for example- “more than 1800 exoplanet have been spotted by planet hunting astronomers” (), he never references to outside sources. At…

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    Budget Limitations Essay

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    This lower budget means that small departments can put less officers and less vehicles on the roads. Having less officers means that the departments must break its jurisdiction into larger zones and may not be able to place more than one unit in each zone. This means that officers are further away from back up and response times may be longer than those experienced in the city. Rural departments are unlikely to afford specialized units meaning that bomb disposal, drug cases, and special victims…

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    to be found in the conventional, civilized world. The scenes that take place outside the Zone are painted in a condemning light. The home of the Stalker, the building and town in which he resides that is slowly exposed to the viewer in the beginning portion of the film, is depicted as an empty, hopeless place. The incentive for this portrayal is the origin of this place’s ruin. While the Zone represents a more organic decay, demonstrative of the inevitable continuation of life, this place is the…

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    PE Coursework Strengths The sport I have chosen is football. One of my main strengths (components of fitness) in football is my speed. The definition of speed is the ability to move quickly across the ground or moving limbs rapidly to grab or throw. In football, you use your speed for e.g; When you’re attacking and you are dribbling past a defender, you can use bursts of speed to blow past him. This means I get closer to the goal and have a better chance of scoring for me and my team. Also,…

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    nutrients and lack of diversity within the competition of space and lack of predators. Despite these favourable characteristics, certain limiting factors prevented the organisms from inhabiting the site. Perhaps the most crucial limiting factor was the substrate. Since barnacles secrete an adhesive onto solid rock to withstand high velocity waves and remain sessile, a porous substrate disabled the organism to effectively attach itself to its substrate. Another factor was the competition…

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    also sounded like a freight train coming to hit us. Only a few minutes later and the rain had started. It was as if the rain had made us perform better. On our very next drive, our quarterback Tucker throws a bomb to Patrick ending up as a touchdown. Failing to get the extra point it was now 14-6 we were leading. With only a couple minutes left in the half, Vinton scored but luckily missed the PAT. Tying the game 14-14 It had rained the whole entire half time and it was really starting to get…

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    Speedball is a game we played by combining, three sports soccer, football, and basketball. The game starts by putting the ball on the middle of the football field. Both teams have to be in position on their own side of the football field or with the position of soccer ball The ball has to be kicked forward to start the game. Speedball is played by the position of the ball whether the ball is on the ground or a ball is in the air. When the ball is on the ground, it can only be played like a…

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    Nequasset Case Study

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    Since we are in a drought, the flow was very slow, 0.096 ft/sec, and the water depth was low, and anyone could easily walk through the water. The stream’s banks and bank stability were strong and intact. The channel gradient was low and not steep, and the sinuosity was meandering/braided. The embeddedness of the rocks in the stream was about 25%. There was quite an abundant amount of vegetation, the dominant plant species were conifer trees, deciduous trees, and herbaceous. The riparian zone was…

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