Atomic Bomb Los Alamos
863 wordsRichard Philip Feynman was born in New York City on May 11 th 1918 to a middle class family that lived on the Southern tip of Manhattan. He grew up in a household where both of his parents poured into him their best qualities. His mother, Lucille, instilled in Richard a powerful sense of humor, which would be essential in forming his magnetic personality and eccentric lecturing style. His father, Melville, decided before Richard was born that if he were a boy, he would grow up to be a scientist,...
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Pure Iron Red Blood Carbon
359 wordsIron comes from the Latin word ferrum. From ferrum its symbol became Fe. The atomic number of iron is 26, and its atomic weight is 55. 845. Iron is a magnetic, bendable, shiny white metallic element. Pure iron has a hardness that ranges from 4 to 5. It is soft and ductile. Iron can be easily magnetized at ordinary temperatures and at 790 C the magnetic property disappears. Pure iron melts at about 1535 C, boils at 2750 C, and has a specific gravity of 7. 86. Chemically, iron is an active metal. ...
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United States Army Julius And Ethel Rosenberg
1,648 wordsThe Rosenberg trial, which ended in a double execution in 1953, was one of Americas more controversial trials. It is sometimes referred to as, ... the best publicized spy hunt of all times... as it came to the public eye in the time of the atom-spy hysteria. Husband and wife, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were charged with conspiracy to commit espionage. Most of the controversy surrounding this case came from much speculation that there were influences being reinforced by behind-the-scenes pressure...
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Parts Per Million Degrees Centigrade
410 wordsUranium is a silvery-white element possessing a very radioactive and oxidizing character. Uranium retains a density of 19. 07 grams per cubic centimeter and a melting point of roughly 1, 132 degrees centigrade. With a boiling point of approximately 3, 818 degrees Celsius uranium is not an easy element to get to a melting or boiling point. The Periodic Table says that uranium has 92 protons and 146 neutrons thereby acquiring a atomic weight of 238 atomic mass units. Uranium burns readily in air a...
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Room Temperature High Temperatures
688 wordsSilicon is one of mans most useful elements. In the form of sand and clay it is used to make concrete and brick; it is a useful refractory material for high-temperature work, and in the form of silicates it is used in making enamels, pottery, etc. Silica, as sand, is a principal ingredient of glass, one of the most inexpensive of materials with excellent mechanical, optical, thermal and electrical properties. Hyperpure silicon can be doped with boron, gallium, phosphorus, or arsenic to produce s...
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451 wordsI believe that my educational background has instilled in me the qualities required to meet the rigor of this demanding profession. Graduation in Engineering has provided a strong foundation in Mathematics and Computer Programming. During the course of my Engineering education I took up a project with Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), India's premier centre for atomic research. This project of developing the software for processing reactor data, requiring extensive use of C progr...
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Julius And Ethel Brother In Law
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1,053 words... g of Rosenberg whenever it appeared that Julius sounded sincere and was making a favorable impression on the jury. Judge Kaufman made a big point when Ethel used her fifth amendment right and declined to answer questions on the basis that she might incriminate herself. The judge said, 'it is something that the jury may weigh and consider on the questioning of the truthfulness of the witness and on credibility... ' Not only that, but the judge allegedly would lead prosecuting witnesses to say...
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Earth Crust P 64
487 wordsMy element was Thallium. It is atomic number 81. It has 81 protons and electrons and 123 neutrons. Thallium has a mass of 204. 3833 atomic mass units. Its symbol is Tl. It resides in Group IIIA of the periodic table. That is the aluminum family. Thallium has a bluish color after exposure to the air. It is a very soft and malleable metal. It has an electron configuration of 1 s 22 s 23 s 23 p 64 s 23 d 104 p 65 s 24 d 105 p 64 f 145 d 106 s 26 p 1. It has 6 electron shells. It melts at 576. 7 K a...
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World War Ii Influence On Japan And Germany
676 wordsWORLD WAR II INFLUENCE ON JAPAN AND GERMANY After the World War II, the state support was no longer in place and thus the emperor was disavowed of his divinity. Today, Shintoism has a peripheral role in the lives of the Japanese people. The Japanese turned to religion and the homes have "god shelves" where offerings are laid down to the Shinto Deities. After the war, there was a loss of about 3 million Japanese lives because of these atomic bombings and Japan was placed under the control of the ...
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Life And Work Emile Durkheim
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Cold War Tensions House Un American Activities Committee
2,073 wordsThe Cold War influenced nearly all aspects of American political and cultural life from 1946 -- when Winston Churchill announced the descent of an Iron Curtain separating the Soviet Union and her Eastern European satellite states from the non-communist West -- to the disintegration of the Soviet Union in 1991. The influence on the American film industry was deep and long-lasting. Hollywood became a highly visible target of the House Un-American Activities Committee during the late 1940 s and 195...
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Point Of Boron Atomic
207 wordsThe atomic mass of Boron is 10. 811 amu. The atomic number is five. Sir Humphry Davy, J. L Gay-Lussac discovered Boron in 1808. Boron? s name originated from borax and carbon. The natural state of Boron is Ulexite, Colemanite, and Kernite. The melting point of Boron is 2300. 0 C. The boiling point of boron is 2550. oC. Boron is in a group called Metalloid. Its crystal structure is a rhombohedral. Boron is brownish. It has a density of 2. 34 grams / cm 3. There are five electrons and protons in B...
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King Of Elements Charges At 6 Carbon
625 wordsWhen you look at the periodic table, you see a lot of letters, some numbers, different colors, and areas divided into rows and sections. There is one element on the periodic table that stands out above and beyond others, an element you should be greatful for its discovery! That element, of course, being the one and only atomic number 6 Carbon! Now, you might be asking yourself what is so special about Carbon? I dont even know what it does let alone its importance to us! However, through out this...
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Ch 2 Br Unsaturated Compounds Bromine
298 wordsThe element Bromine, is a red liquid which is explosive at room temperature and has a red brown vapour. It has an atomic number of 35 and an atomic mass of 79. 909. The melting point of Bromine is - 7 deg. C and the boiling point is 58 degC with a relative density of 3. 1. Bromine is a volatile dense mobile, that is a reddish brown liquid, which quickly gives a brown toxic valour with a disagreeable irritating odour. It combines directly with most elements although heat or a reactant is often ne...
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Chemical Reactions Three Types
890 wordsChemical Chemical Reactions CHEMICAL REACTIONS Chemical reactions are the heart of chemistry. People have always known that they exist. The Ancient Greeks were the firsts to speculate on the composition of matter. They thought that it was possible that individual particles made up matter. Later, in the Seventeenth Century, a German chemist named George Ernst Stahl was the first to speak of chemical reaction, specifically, combustion. He said that a substance called phlogiston escaped into the ai...
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Naturally Occurring Million Years
630 wordsChlorine, symbol Cl, is a greenish-yellow gaseous element. In group 17 of the periodic table, chlorine is one of the halogens. The atomic number of chlorine is 17. Chlorine is a greenish yellow gas, which combines directly with nearly all elements. It is a gas at normal temperature and pressure, but because it is highly reactive it is not found as a gas in nature. Instead, it appears as naturally occurring organochlorine compounds and salts. It is commonly found as NaCl (solid or seawater). The ...
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Second World War Balance Of Power
1,708 wordsAt the coming end of the Second World War, there was much distrust between the United States and the Soviet Union. Throughout most of WWII, the U. S. and the Soviet Union had made an alliance. The foundation of this alliance relied on a common goal of each country: to defeat the Germans. (This was decided in 1943 at the Tehran Conference that consisted of Great Britain, France, the U. S. , and the Soviet Union). However, once the war was over and the German nation was contained, many new conflic...
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Commander In Chief Chief Of State
1,439 wordsArticle II of the US Constitution grants the president numerous powers and responsibilities, but the authority granted to the modern presidency far exceeds the constitutional definition of office. And through the years, a variety of presidential roles have evolved that were not originally or specifically outlined in the Article. Some of these roles were legislated by congress, the courts granted some, and powerful presidents assumed others. The president? s first role is as chief executive, the ...
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World War Ii Lord Of The Flies
1,284 wordsThe Lord of the Flies: Themes The world had witnessed the atrocities of World War II and began to examine the defects of their social ethics. Mans purity and innocence was gone. Mans ability to remain civilized was faltering. This change of attitude was extremely evident in the literature of the age. Writers, who through the use of clever symbolism, mocked the tragedy of mans fate. One such writer was William Golding. An author who has seen the destruction of war and despises its inevitable retu...
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