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  • Light Vs Panspermia Theory

    There are many theories for how life started on earth. After reading many theories, I found the Lighting and Panspermia theory the most interesting. These two theories made the most sense to me even though they don’t have much in common. The Lighting theory is the idea of chemicals from earth’s early atmosphere working together with chemicals and lighting from erupting volcanoes in order to create the first life on earth. The second theory is the Panspermia theory, the idea that earth’s first…

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  • Kepler Telescope Essay

    The Kepler Telescope main instrument is a photometer. This instrument measures the brightness of stars within its field of view. Data is then gathered and analyzed to detect any variations or deviations of light which is caused by the transits of plants of host stars. These dips in light help in detecting planets in "Habitable Zones". Gliese-581g The planet Gliese 581g is one of six possible planets in the constellation Libra. This exoplanet was discovered in late September 2010. The main reason…

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  • Leon Battista Alberti

    Quod phoenix est ut incenderent existo.’-The phoenix must burn to emerge. In accordance to this statement everything in this cosmos at one point of time must be reborn to emerge stronger than ever. There is a specific period in life when humans at a certain time become retrospective. Rebirth or The Renaissance during the Quattrocento period in Italy epitomized this phenomenon. Classical antiquity and the interest and learning that accompanied it was reborn after the Middle Ages in a period…

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  • Pentacles Research Paper

    A Pentacle is very similar to a pentagram. A pentagram is a five-pointed star, each point representing one of the five elements, earth, air, fire, water, and akasha also known as spirit. A pentacle is a pentagram encased in another shape; most commonly a circle but it can any shape, a pentagon, a triangle, or another star. The word its self is broken down into two pieces, “penta” meaning five sided, and “cle” referencing the circle. It is a symbol cloaked in history and dripping with meaning.…

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  • Antiquated Greek Astronomy And Astrology Influence Essay

    disappearance of ships over the horizon, the tops of the sails disappearing last. There was also the shape of the curved shadows of the earth on the moon during eclipses and the variation of the star’s elevation with latitude. The fact that one sees new stars as ones move north or south on the earth’s surface was a backing to this idea. Another one, which most wouldn’t guess would be elephants. When someone travels west from Greece, they find elephants (African). When someone travels East…

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  • Black Holes Informative Essay

    our understanding of black holes. In 2015 a star 25x the size of our sun was supposed to explode into a huge supernova but it got crushed under it's own weight and became a new black hole and that is the only black hole we have seen form in record. Our universe would be really different if we didn't have black holes so i'm going to tell you about how the universe would be different. The first way that the universe would be different is that the stars would be so much different because they…

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  • Radiation Spectroscopy Essay

    Since the first planet orbiting a star other than our Sun was discovered almost 20 years ago, astronomers have detected over 3,000 exoplanets. Going forward, exoplanetary scientists have two major goals: detecting smaller, more Earth-like planets, and characterizing particular planets of interest. With the advent of the extremely large telescope (ELT) era soon approaching, these two goals will become increasingly intertwined as better instruments give us the power to study the atmospheres of…

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  • Antimatter Argumentative Essay

    used as fuel. The 100% energy release of annihilation gives off a lot of power. If an effective way of containing the antimatter to use as fuel was found, travel time could be greatly reduced. “If we use antimatter as fuel, we could get to the nearest star in only two years” (RealLifeLore). This could have a huge impact on how scientists discover planets. Although they cannot do this now, they are learning about antimatter a lot and now know how to store…

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  • P1 Hotels

    hotels in the UK, the UK hotel industry employees 248,000 people. Hotel ratings are often used to classify hotels according to their quality A 1 star hotel provides a clearly designated reception facility, A minimum of 15 bedrooms, a bar or a sitting area, staff available during the day and evening to receive guests and a dining room or similar eating…

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  • The Sun Is Also A Star Essay

    Studies have shown that when two strangers are forced to talk and maintain eye contact, it can make them fall in love. This is what happened between Daniel Bae and Natasha Kingsley in the book The Sun Is Also a Star, by Nicola Yoon. Daniel is a Korean-American poet and Natasha is an undocumented immigrant who is being deported to Jamaica in twelve hours. When they first meet Daniel feels an instant connection, so he tries to convince Natasha that they are in love by following her around New…

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