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  • The MER

    to explore space and aeronautics, or research about flight. There are four Exploration Missions taking place. One being DLRE (Diviner Lunar Radiometer Experiment), MER (Mars Exploration Rover- Opportunity), Mars Odyssey, and MRO (Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). There are two International Space Station Missions taking place, ISS-RapidScat and OPALS (Optical Payload for Lasercomm Science). There is one Aeronautic Mission, which is Dawn. There are four Technology Missions, which are DRS (Disturbance Reduction System), OPALS (Optical Payload for Lasercomm Science), ASE (Autonomous Sciencecraft Experiment), and WISE (Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer). Lastly, there are six Science Explorations going on right now. They are MSL (Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover), WISE (Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer), OCO-2 (Orbiting Carbon Observatory 2), ASE (Autonomous Sciencecraft Experiment), OPALS (Optical Payload for Lasercomm Science), and AVIRIS (Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer). Actually, a lot more than I originally expected when first look up this topic. There are so many missions going on therefore, I will pick one from each category and tell you more about it, that way you have a little more background than before you stared reading this. Giving you a little more understanding of what each category is about. For me the MER is the most interesting Exploration Mission, so here is more about it. It was one of two rovers launched in 2003 and to land on Mars,…

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  • John H. Johnson: Most Influential African-American Activist

    John H Johnson was one of the most influential African-American historian that I've ever studied because he started his own company in a black community full of poverty which was often invaded by white supremacists. In his magazine, he supported black civil rights leaders by writing about the struggle for the children and businesses. Though he grew up in poverty, he tried very hard to get a good education this lead him to write and read extremely well. He started Jet magazine with a 500 dollar…

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  • Importance Of Maintenance Of Equipment

    Procedure: Why it is important: What equipment it is likely to relate to (examples): Knowledge of equipment Knowledge of the equipment in which is in the laboratory is very important, as the equipment in which needs any maintenance is then kept maintained. It is also important so you know the places in which equipment needs to go in and you know where to look for specific things. - Where the glassware is situated as it should all be grouped together to decrease chances of breakages or equipment…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Special Education Class

    method of how to solve for x when x+1=2, and the homework questions were likely to be integral questions. They are totally different! Were I missed something during lecture? I questioned myself, and I paid ten times harder in the lecture afterwards, and the homework and exams still turned out to be some ridiculous or totally unrelated questions. The equation was likely to be Rome, though all roads lead to it, I have to make some turns before I can go straight on it. Maybe I am not smart…

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  • Ethical Dilemma Case Study: Mentor And The Mentee Interaction

    The following is an assessment of Case 3.7, and the mentor/mentee interaction. The graduate advisor Ron Archer is a mentor for a predoctoral student named Gordon Polk. One day, Gordon approached Ron enthusiastically about his transformative findings of a enzyme’s properties. For the sake of credibility, Ron requested that Gordon redo the experiment. Later, Gordon reperformed the experiment, and returned to Ron with the same results. Before going forward with the findings due to their…

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  • Analysis: Tool Mark Impressions

    INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC SCIENCE I AND II (Lab Exercise #7) TO: Mr. Francis Burke, Forensic Science Laboratory FROM: Jason Skidmore, Scot Turner, Matthew Wills, and Martin Maldonado: Team Microsil SUBJECT: Tool Mark Impressions A. Description of Assignment This lab was divided into two separate days. On Tuesday, January, 26tht, 2016 in the Police Academy’s Forensic Lab Room 321 at 12:29 a.m., team Microsil began the first part of their Tool Mark Impressions lab. The first part was…

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  • B Corps Business Analysis

    B Corps is a certified benefit corporation which has been officially certified by the nonprofit B Lab as having met rigorous standards of environmental and social performance, accountability, and transparency. Unlike less comprehensive business certifications, B Corp certifications involve meeting holistic standards for all aspects of a company, from its environmental and social impact, to its corporate governance and community involvement. B Corp certification is designed to help consumers…

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  • Healthcare Reform On Diagnostic Testing: A Case Study

    Impact on Healthcare Reform on Diagnostic Laboratory Testing The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on the diagnostic testing. Getting the proper diagnosis can be challenging and timely process. Perhaps, it is very important to invest in the quality laboratory testing to allow faster diagnosing of the individual, which would lead to the faster and more efficient treatment. “An estimated 70% of all decisions regarding a patient’s diagnosis and…

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  • Reflection Paper KINS 470

    Summary of KINS 470 For most classes, the main portion of the class is lecture, and then there may be a lab attached to go along with what is learned. Exercise Science Lab was different than any other class that I have taken in the exercise science curriculum. The entire class was a lab class itself. The lecture was very minimum, and most of the time spent was conducting tests and collecting data. This class provided me with the opportunity to implement everything that I have learned in other…

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  • Crescent Moon: A Short Story

    because of my dad. So, now I am an assistant.” “Can I get special treatment?” Crescent’s eyes were wide and hopeful. “Maybe-“ “We need the blood now, Meta,” A thaumaturge appeared at the opening of the lava tube with a snide expression. She glared at Meta and looked at Crescent in disgust as she disappeared back into another tube. “Sorry,” Meta hastily snatched the plastic tray full of syringes and went towards the thaumaturge's direction. Cress pulled at Meta’s pants again, making her stop…

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