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Back In Time Speed Of Light
488 wordsIt is believed that our universe is curved like a U shape (see figure 1 - 1). For a while, it was only believed that you could travel back in time. It was never thought that you could travel into the future. Stephen Hawking had a theory that there are loops or shortcuts in the universe that could warp you from one part of space to another. He called it a wormhole. Wormholes are also unstable. They can collapse at any time and pinch off into two separate singularities (see figure 1 - 3). A wormho...
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The Golden Apples Of Sun
421 wordsTwenty two stories, each as enchanting as the last. From tales of small towns, spaceships, and even sea serpents, Bradbury conjures up a wealth of images with which to astound us. Some tales have a twist, some don't, but each and every one has charm. From the opening story the reader is hooked, drawn into Ray Bradbury's universe. The most invigorating thing about this work, like so many of his others, is that there are no limits. Bradbury never concerned himself with mundane, vanilla flavoured r...
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Southern Hemisphere Magnetic Field
1,422 wordsJupiter, the largest of the Jovian planets, reigns supreme throughout the solar system. Named after the Roman god Jove, the ruler of Olympus; "Jupiter is the fifth planet from the sun and is also the largest planet in the Earth's solar system. It is 318 times more massive than Earth and is two thirds of the planetary mass in the solar system. Jupiter's surface, unlike earth, is gaseous and not a solid. It is about 90 % hydrogen and 10 % helium with traces of methane, ammonia, water and rock. Jup...
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Thousand Six Hundred Planet From The Sun
1,448 wordsOn a hot summer night, as you are sitting outside enjoying the evening, you tilt your head back and look into the night sky. You begin to wonder what is really out there? How far away are the stars? Are they stars or are they planets? We live in a part of the night sky called the Milky Way Galaxy. Our galaxy can be seen with the naked eye on a clear summer night. It resembles a ribbon stretched across the night sky. During the summer is when the Milky Way is at its fullest with the stars so clus...
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Sun And Moon Celestial Bodies
1,421 words... e read together, this miracle becomes apparent: It is He Who is the Lord of Sirius. (Qur " an, 53: 49) He was two bow-lengths away or even closer. (Qur " an, 53: 9) The description in Surat an-Name 9 may also describe how these two stars approach one another in their orbits. (Allah knows best. ) This scientific fact, that nobody could have known at the time of the revelation of the Qur " an, once again proves that the Qur " an is the word of Almighty Allah. THE STRUCTURAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN...
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Solar System Million Miles
1,320 wordsEarths Beyond Earth: The Search for Other Worlds In early 1990, the first extrasolar planet was detected, surprising everyone by its strangeness. More planets have now been discovered outside our solar system than in it. These planets present many great mysteries to the astronomical world. Extrasolar planets are planets that exist outside our solar system; they are orbiting a star other than our Sun. So far, eighteen have been found, all of them defying well-established theories about planets an...
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Ozone Depleting Air Quality
1,751 wordsFederal Clean Air Standards Should Be Strengthened For Title: Federal clean air standards Academic Level: College Content: beef up air quality or we will die Description: debate prep Federal Clean Air Standards Should Be Strengthened For Californians, not a day goes by without hearing some remark referring to smog or the quality of the air they breathe. One becomes accustom to shrugging such remarks off without a second thought after a while. Sure the air is getting cleaner, manufactures and peo...
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Miles Per Hour United States Department
2,456 wordsShould Highway Speed Limits Be Increased? Should highway speed limits be increased? Should we strike down every sign that the government posts and uses to regulate the speed limit on the thousands of highways around the country? Should we trust the driving ability of each and every person to drive within a reasonably safe speed? The response that most people lean toward is one of negativity. People automatically assume that the speeds presently posted on our highways are there only for our own p...
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Planet From The Sun Outer Planets
2,417 wordsThe Solar System consists of the Sun, the nine planets and their satellites; the comets, asteroids, meteoroids, and interplanetary dust and gas. It is composed of two systems, the inner solar system and the outer solar system. The inner solar system contains the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars. The outer solar system contains Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. The inner planets are relatively small and made primarily of rock and iron. The asteroids orbit the sun in a belt beyond the...
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Kilometers In Diameter Mitral Valve
1,169 wordsReading Response Researchers have now concluded that a heart defect, called mitral valve prolapse is not as dangerous as it was previously pronounced. The defect is far less common and dangerous, only effecting about 5 percent of Americans. The syndrome, which is caused by the mitral valve flaps becoming elongated and floppy, letting blood flow backwards into the heart chamber. The defect may require surgery to prevent sudden death, stroke, heart failure, and abnormal heart rhythms that cause fa...
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