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    pitchblende into its chemical components had to be devised. Marie often worked late into the night stirring huge cauldrons with an iron rod nearly as tall as her." All this back breaking hard work and dedication paid off in July of 1898 when the Curie 's published their findings. Polonium, the Curie 's newly discovered element, was contained in the bismuth compound. This newly discovered element was named after Marie 's home country of Poland. Radium would be the second element the Curie 's discovered. 1903 would turn out to be a monumental year for Marie. Marie she graduated with a doctorate in physics, making her the firs European woman to earn this degree. In November she earned the highest honor possible when she, her husband, and Henri Becquerel won the Nobel Prize in Physics for their work and contributions regarding atomic structure. Once again, she overcame the negative connotation that came with being a woman during this time. Pierre made sure that despite the fact that she was a woman, Marie would recieve all of the credit for her hard work. Marie won her second Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1911 for her work with the elements polonium and radium. This makes her one of the only scientist to have won two Nobel Prizes in Chemistry and Physics. Marie Curie was a wonderful scientist and the top in her field but she was also so much more than that. Marie also made a great impact in World War I when she made sure that doctors had X-ray machines that were desperatly needed…

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    Humans are fickle creatures that are easily swayed by outside influences. However, conscience and morality often proves to be a more powerful motivator than money. In the world of science, the Curie family is a prime example of scientists who gave up money in order to benefit the greater good. Furthermore, Mahatma Gandhi represents the world leaders who chose to do the moral thing as opposed to one that would bring in more money. And lastly, in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus Finch is…

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    To attract and keep the attention of the audience in a genre as stale and traditional as still life painting can be a difficult task, but many painters have risen to the challenge in the hundreds of years since its invention. These methods are numerous and involve the exploration of tensions such as those that exist between abstraction and representation, or moralizing versus hedonistic. Considered one of the lowest types of art by the French Academy, Still Life with a Bottle of Rum, Shoes, and…

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    One of the most well-known philosophical work on the phenomenon of laughter belongs to Henri Bergson, the author of Laughter written in 1900. There Bergson examines laughter as a social activity caused by certain comic situations, which in their turn obtain particular patterns of mechanics or repetition. According to Bergson, laughter is an exclusively human phenomenon such that only human beings are able to laugh and also are the primary objects of laughter. In all other cases, nature or…

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    Reflection on Matisse Henri Matisse was born in 1869, the year the Cutty Sark was launched. The year he died, 1954, the first hydrogen bomb exploded at Bikini Atoll. Matisse lived through some of the most traumatic political events, worst wars, greatest slaughters, and the most demented rivalries of ideology. Yet, this did not affect his artwork. He never express his political opinion or experiences living throughout the horror of the 20th century, instead his painting were “the equivalent of…

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    The role of depth in inciting the other senses has been discussed, but what if there was no depth and the entire composition was as flat as it could be. Flatness relieves a painting of the sculptural effect, but does it only present a space inhabitable to man? As far as this assessment is accurate, Greenberg fails to factor in what type of space is represented in flatness. Henri Matisse’s The Red Studio is a very flat painting, with everything in two dimensions. This painting agrees with in the…

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    Henri Fayol, born 29 July 1841 in Istanbul and deceased on the 19th of November 1925, was a French mining director and engineer, who analyzed and synthesized a theory of management called Fayolism. Fayol’s motivation was not financial, as he had developed his theory at the late age of 75, after a lifetime of collecting and recording observations, while pursuing his career as the manager of a successful metallurgy. The roots of his work may have sprouted from his private life, respectively…

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    Henri Fayol Case Study

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    Henri Fayol was a French engineer and manager in a mine industry and formed the theory to create the base of business administration and business management that is used today. He was born in Istanbul, Turkey in 1841. He joined an engineering school in Lyon which is the second largest city of France. By the age of 19, he graduated as a mine engineer in 1860. As a engineer he joined Rambourg and Co at Boigues. He was the first engineer who came up with the solution to various kinds of problem in…

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    La Machine At Bougival

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    driving the artist’s subjective emotional state. Rather than using idealized forms or classical codes, Fauvists believed that color had a spiritual quality that linked directly to the viewer’s emotional experience. This radical idea revealed that color could be used symbolically, breaking its previously established role as a descriptive element (MacTaggart, 2007). When asked to define Fauvism, Maurice de Vlaminck replied, “What is Fauvism? It is me; it was my style... my way of combined revolt…

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    With all the museums and galleries to choose from, I chose, The Art Gallery of Ontario and the Museum of Modern Art. They have totally different designs in the way of navigation. The Art Gallery of Ontario has a navigation bar at the top which is quite standard these days for website design. The museum of Modern Art has a unique way of designing their website homepage as it has a navigation at the bottom of the website. With that said, The Art Gallery of Ontario has their main navigation easy…

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