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  • Robert Hooke Cells

    One of the greatest scientific minds of the 17th Century is Robert Hooke. As a polymath and renaissance man, he contributed in physics, chemistry, anatomy, biology, geology, paleontology, architecture & memory. His Theory of Elasticity help to regulate watches, he worked on the Wave of Light Theory, Matter expands when heated, he first used the microscope. Hooke was actually the first person to view cells under a microscope. Thus, he coined the term 'cell' as it's now used in biology. He published Micrographia in which Hooke's drawings show the detailed shape and structure of a thinly sliced piece of cork. Hooke named these cells because it reminded him of the rooms in which monks lived in called cells. The cover of Robert Hooke's Micrographia, published in 1665. In addition to illustrations, he described how to make a microscope like the one he used. Gallery of Images from…

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  • The Western Intellectual Tradition Analysis

    inflation. “Between 1500 and 1600, prices in Europe rose so steeply that at the end of the century they were between three times and four times as high as at the beginning” (27). Inflation and other problems with war during the Renaissance were the beginning of modern types of problems dealing with economics and new political issues. Chapter ten, is about the Royal Society., which was composed of some of the greatest intellectuals that were alive in the 1600s. Some of the more notable members…

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  • Robert Hooke: Cell Biologist

    Robert Hooke was a smart scientist who discovered lots of rules and things that are still used around today.Robert Hooke’s main 2 discoveries were the force of springs and microscopes. Hooke was an english philosopher, architect, and polymath. He discovered the cell walls using microscopes. His discoveries has really helped the world today and will continue to help the future. Body Paragraph 1: This paragraph will be about your Cell Biologist’s personal life, and life as a scientist. Robert…

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  • Isaac Newton Achievements

    Sir Isaac Newton, does the name sound familiar? That’s because he discovered gravity by an apple falling on his head from a tree. He didn’t discover the law of gravity right then and there, but it was this experience that helped set the course for the rest of his life. Sir Isaac Newton’s life was a combination of childhood tragedies, educational struggles, and many achievements. So let’s go back to where it all started when he was born. Sir Isaac Newton was born on December 25, 1642 (January…

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  • Sir Isaa The Three Laws Of Motion

    Sir Isaac Newton was an English mathematician and physicist who lived from 1643 to 1727. Newton grew up with his grandmother, whereas his father passed away shortly before he was born and his mother remarried a man he did not approve of. Newton attended Trinity College in Cambridge and worked as a servant at the university until he was awarded a scholarship because he could not afford the tuition fees. In 1666, the university was temporarily closed due to an extremely contagious, mortal disease…

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  • Leadership In Ender's Game By Orson Scott Card

    Imagine being born an outcast and forced to end a war. That’s what life is like for Ender Wiggin, the protagonist in the novel Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card. Ender is a third child in a world where having more than two children is obscure. The only reason he was ever born was to become a commander and defeat the alien threat known as the buggers. To do this Ender is conscripted to Battle School, a place where kids are put against each other in null gravity to learn about the tactics of war.…

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  • Gender Equality In Susan Glaspell's A Jury Of Her Peers

    In society, there is always the desire to be “loyal to your sex” (Glaspell), to protect those that one relates to the most. In Susan Glaspell’s short story, A Jury of Her Peers, the characters personify that exact constant by protecting their peers, respectively, as a result of the historical gender segregation. To begin, the women in the short story are not friends, with the narrator of the story stating “She [Martha Hale] had met Mrs. Peters the year before at the county fair… she remembered……

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  • The Road Not Taken And The Armful Analysis

    The Road Not Taken v. The Armful Robert Lee Frost created poetry with mysterious yet clear, heartfelt lessons of choices and struggle, two of which are well shown in The Road Not Taken and The Armful. The two poems perfectly depict some of Frost 's own triumphs, despite the hardships endured, the inspirations channeled from Frost 's wife, Elinor White, and the scenery of the England 's countryside. The moods perceived throughout the works of literature brings mysterious feelings of failure…

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  • Modernism And Poetry In Robert Frost's The Road Not Taken

    As we began to look into modernism and poetry, I cannot help but to be trilled and excited. Poetry makes me feel very relaxed and soothed. I like to read poems because most of the time, I can relate to what the author is saying. Although sometimes I cannot understand all poetry, I find it very interesting to read and analyze. I feel like poetry conveys the emotions of the author to the reader. While discussing Robert Frost’s different types of poems, I fell in love with the poem “The Road Not…

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  • Summary Of Driving Through Minnesota During The Hanoi Bombing By Robert Bly

    The subject of war and death comes with a sense of loss, terror, conflict and pain. Two examples of poetry that present the subject of war and death are Carol Ann Duffy’s poem, “War Photographer,” and Robert Bly’s poem, “Driving Through Minnesota During the Hanoi Bombings.” Both of these poems present vivid images of the battle, show the devastating feelings towards war and provide the psychological impact on those involved in war. It is as if the “War Photographer” has captured similar…

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