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  • Glenn T. Seaborg's Life: Glenn T. Seaborg

    Livingwood used targets of tellurium and bombarded it with deuterons and some with neutrons to reveal iodine 131, which had a half-life of eight days. (talk about iodine 131’s importance). In Seaborg’s life, the meaning of this element held major importance due to its aid in his mother’s cure of hyperthyroidism. Seaborg and Jack also discovered cobalt 60, which is also a critical medical isotope. Cobalt 60 emits gamma radiation which in turn focuses directly on cancer cells to destroy it. “Hundreds of thousands of Americans have had their cancers treated by cobalt-60 irradiation, and it is also used to sterilize medical products and equipment” (36). Shortly later, Seaborg and David Graham, his fellow graduate classmate, borrowed their professors radium-beryllium neutron source to disprove a theory reported by a Japanese scientist named Seishi Kikuchi. They concluded that the neutrons involved were colliding with a nucleus rather than electrons. In fact, the Japanese scientist acknowledged their results and sent a letter apologizing for their mistake. Professor Lewis was an intelligent and well respected professor, who students and other staff members tended to be intimidated by.…

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  • Building Rapport Essay

    the agent 0 Agent does not meet elements A - C of the standard 8 Agent meets elements A - C of the standard Building Value Standard Description: Clear communication and honesty is the foundation to building trust. Accuracy needs to be followed according to the policies and procedures. In an effort to help protect our Better Business Bureau’s A+ rating as well as ensure that every customer has a great Beachbody experience. Accuracy includes processing the customer’s order…

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  • The Importance Of Nothingness In Ernest Hemingway's A Clean Well-Lighted Place

    Nothing is Needed for Something Many people judge their success on how much they have and the material possessions around them; Ernest Hemingway, however, believes people must accept they are nothing to achieve true success and happiness. Nothingness is a difficult concept for many to grasp, but it becomes more clear with age what nothingness means. People also often do not want to accept or believe they are nothing in the world. Most believe they have a specific purpose and are in some way…

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  • Rameau's Nephew Analysis

    Explication: Rameau’s Nephew This paper is an explication of a small passage from Denis Diderot’s dialogue, Rameau’s Nephew. First, I will begin by identifying the taxonomic elements I used to examine the text, and then go on to acknowledge the relationships between these elements and how they connect throughout the text. With this evidence, I will proceed by stating a few possibilities of meaning that might be observed in the passage and then tied to the rest of the dialogue. Through this…

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  • Swot Analysis Of Hunting Boots

    feet dry during every hunt. Waterproof insoles with UltraDry waterproofing system and high-quality synthetic outer sole will keep your feet away from moisture and water. The Irish Setter team exactly know what a hunter needs. Thus, they have created this beautiful and high-quality pair of boots with signature Vaptrek Waterproof design. With their unique interior boot design with ScentBan technology, this boot helps prevent odors caused due to prolonged wear. Another plus point of these boots…

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  • Drama Responding Analysis

    Educators: Assessment 2 Drama Responding. Drama elements or “the elements”(Dinham,2011) how it’s referred to in delivering in authentic arts education, is building blocks of drama employed in shaping the dramatic action to create meaning in a film, book and song. These elements are important in dramatic performances because it shows you the “tools” you can work with to shape the dramatic presentation of ideas. By having the elements in your performance it enhances the performance and it also…

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  • Socrates And Guardians Essay

    The appetitive element comes from the desire to look at the dead bodies, which he knows is wrong, yet he desires to look at them. The spirited element comes into play as he furiously yells at his own eyes for giving in to such the desire. This shows conflict within an individual that can occur in all. However, this is a case of one element taking over one of the other elements, and Socrates has laid out that they should not overtake another one. Therefore, it is story that should make…

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  • Exxonmobil's Six Paths Framework

    a lubricant, finding alternatives that address the same objective is rather difficult. For example, electric cars do not require oil changes as no oil is used to run the engines (Kelly, 2012). Therefore, ExxonMobil’s attempts at path one could include creating oils with longer life cycles to deliver long lubricant performance or investing in alternative fuels (i.e. canola oil). Mobil 1 Extended Life Performance oil, for example, is a high performance synthetic oil that better protects passenger…

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  • Tpo Roofing Research Paper

    experienced personnel. Factors to consider when installing a TPO roofing system • Examine and test the welds daily – test welds should perform at least twice a day on the morning and in the afternoon. This is an important procedure to undertake, especially when the machine is being restarted so as to prevent the application of excessive heat during welding. Excessive heat can also be brought about as a result of very low welder speed and very high air temperature. Too much heat can actually…

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  • Rubber: The Horror Comedy Genre

    If you’re looking for some mindless entertainment the film Rubber is perfect for you. Rubber was created in 2010 and falls into the horror comedy genre. Rubber was written, directed and edited by Quentin Dupieux. It was produced by Gregory Bernard, Julien Berlan, and Kevos Van Der Meiren. The main characters in the film are a car tire, Lieutenant Chad (Stephen Spinella), Sheila (Roxane Mesquida), and an accountant (Jack Plotnick). The film starts out discussing things with no reasons and how…

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