Center Of Gravity

Pantheon
Pantheon
Pantheon Pantheon, temple dedicated to all the gods. The Pantheon of Rome is the best-preserved major edifice of ancient Rome and one of the most significant buildings in architectural history. In shape it is an immense cylinder concealing eight piers, topped with a dome and fronted by a rectangular colonnaded porch. The great vaulted dome is 43.2 m (142 ft) in diameter, and the entire structure is lighted through one aperture, called an oculus, in the center of the dome. The Pantheon was erect
The world today seems to be going crazy The Unabomber's Manifesto
The world today seems to be going crazy The Unabomber's Manifesto
The world today seems to be going crazy: The Unabomber's Manifesto It was May 25th 1978, Terry Marker was on his usual patrol on campus at the University of Illinois. This earmark package, addressed to an engineering professor at Rensselaer from a material science professor at Northwestern, was found in a parking lot. What seemed like an insignificant misplaced parcel was about to start a reign of terror and the longest manhunt in U.S. history. Officer Marker retrieved the package and began to
Black Holes
Black Holes
Black Holes Table of Contents I. What are black holes? II. Where do they come from? III. Interesting facts about black holes. IV. How are they discovered? A. X-ray Emissions B. Exotic Energy Sources C. Star speeds D. Masers E. The Baseline Array F. Hubble Telescope G. Satellites V. Quasi-Stellar Relations VI. Locations A. M87 B. Milky Way C. Andromeda D. ?????? E. NGC 6240 F. A0620-00 What are black holes? Black holes are the remains of a massive star that has collapsed and shrunk to a tiny poi
Challenger
Challenger
Challenger It was a cold, crisp, and damp morning on the Florida Space Coast as the space shuttle Challenger raced through the sky at speeds approaching mach 2 at an altitude of 104,000 feet when something went perilously wrong. All of America watched, including the family members of the seven doomed crew members, as Challenger exploded into an expansive ball of fire, smoke and steam. An Oh. . . no! came as the crew’s final utterance from the shuttle as the orbiter broke-up. As the reality of
The Life of Aristotle
The Life of Aristotle
The Life of Aristotle When Plato died in 347 bc, Aristotle moved to Assos, a city in Asia Minor, where a friend of his, Hermias (died 345 bc), was ruler. There he counseled Hermias and married his niece and adopted daughter, Pythias. After Hermias was captured and executed by the Persians, Aristotle went to Pella, the Macedonian capital, where he became the tutor of the king's young son Alexander, later known as Alexander the Great. In 335, when Alexander became king, Aristotle returned to Athe
Aristotle vs Copernicus
Aristotle vs Copernicus
Aristotle vs. Copernicus Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and scientist, who shared with Plato the distinction of being the most famous of ancient philosophers. Aristotle was born at Stagira, in Macedonia, the son of a physician to the royal court. At the age of 17, he went to Athens to study at Plato's Academy. He remained there for about 20 years, as a student and then as a teacher. When Plato died in 347 bc , Aristotle moved to Assos, a city in Asia Minor, where a friend of his, Hermias (d.
Satellites orbit the earth doing our bidding in ways
Satellites orbit the earth doing our bidding in ways
Satellites orbit the earth doing our bidding in ways that enrich the lives of almost all of us. Through electronic eyes from hundreds of miles overhead, they lead prospectors to mineral deposits invisble on earth's surface. Relaying communications at the speed of light, they shrink the planet until its most distant people are only a split second apart. They beam world weather to our living room TV and guide ships through storms. Swooping low over areas of possible hostility, spies in the sky ma
Outline
Outline
Outline Thesis: In Breakfast of Champions, Kurt Vonnegut portrays a prepackaged, robotic society, and an American culture plagued with despair, greed, and apathy. I. Introduction II. Social problems A. Racism B. Commercialism and materialism C. Violence D. Lack of culture E. Greed III. Destruction of America A. Pollution B. Destruction for wealth IV. Conclusion Vonnegut's portrayal of society in Breakfast of Champions The country Vonnegut takes us through has been plasticized, prepackaged, and
INTERNAL-COMBUSTION ENGINE
INTERNAL-COMBUSTION ENGINE
INTERNAL-COMBUSTION ENGINE INTRODUCTION Internal Combustion Engine, a heat engine in which the fuel is burned ( that is, united with oxygen ) within the confining space of the engine itself. This burning process releases large amounts of energy, which are transformed into work through the mechanism of the engine. This type of engine different from the steam engine, which process with an external combustion engine that fuel burned apart from the engine. The principal types of internal combustion
There's a divinity that shapes our ends rough hew them how we will T
There's a divinity that shapes our ends rough hew them how we will T
There's a divinity that shapes our ends, rough hew them how we will. These words from Hamlet are echoed, even more pessimistically, in Shakespeare's later play, The Tragedy of King Lear where Gloucester says: Like flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods, they kill us for their sport. In Lear, the characters are subjected to the various tragedies of life over and over again. An abundance of cyclic imagery in Lear shows that good people are abused and wronged regardless of their own noble de
When Plato died in 347 bc Aristotle moved to Assos a city in Asia Mino
When Plato died in 347 bc Aristotle moved to Assos a city in Asia Mino
When Plato died in 347 bc, Aristotle moved to Assos, a city in Asia Minor, where a friend of his, Hermias (died 345 bc), was ruler. There he counseled Hermias and married his niece and adopted daughter, Pythias. After Hermias was captured and executed by the Persians, Aristotle went to Pella, the Macedonian capital, where he became the tutor of the king's young son Alexander, later known as Alexander the Great. In 335, when Alexander became king, Aristotle returned to Athens and established his
Black Holes
Black Holes
Word Count: 1284 If theories of their existence are true, black holes are the most powerful force in the known physical universe. Many people are familiar with the term black hole, but few people actually know anything about them. A black hole forms as a result of a massive star running out of fuel to burn (Chaisson, 193). Once the star is no longer exerting outward force by burning off gases, it begins to collapse under it’s own intense, inward gravity (Chaisson, 193). It is like slowly lettin
The Night Sky
The Night Sky
The Night Sky Long ago, people looked into the night sky and wondered what they were looking at? How far away are those twinkles in the sky? Could they all be stars, or maybe, could they be something else? What makes certain lights brighter than others, and how does distance affect their intensity? These questions and other interesting facts will be reviewed in the following pages. One of the most common curiosities regarding the night sky is distance, which can be very hard to determine. Becau
Our Solar system the sun and its planets has not always been there
Our Solar system the sun and its planets has not always been there
Our Solar system, the sun and its planet’s has not always been there. It is nearly five billion years ago, and there is no solar system, no planets, moons, no sun. Instead there is a big cloud of dust and gas called a nebula. This cloud has been slowly twisting for more than 10 billion years, held together by it’s own gravity. Then a star explodes......WOW!! its a super nova.... The blast pushes the gases of our nebula together. That strengthens the gravitational pull of those gases even more a
On the Human Experience and Tradition
On the Human Experience and Tradition
On the Human Experience and Tradition During the Renaissance, a writer named John Milton became the center of much acclaim and much controversy. His writings, though focused on various subjects, always revolved around his thoughts about religion and the human experience. Particularly, Milton wrote from the standpoint of a Christian Humanist. The term Christian, which seems fairly simple to a reader, becomes complex as Milton imposes his ideas on who 'true' Christians are. The term Humanist also
Saturn is a large and beautiful planet It may be best know known for t
Saturn is a large and beautiful planet It may be best know known for t
Saturn is a large and beautiful planet. It may be best know known for the prominent rings that surround it, which gives the planet its unusual appearance. Saturn is one of the nine planets orbiting in our solar system. It is the sixth planet from the sun in the Milky Way galaxy. The ancient symbol for Saturn is . Astronomers still use this symbol to represent the planet. It was named after the ancient Roman god of planting and harvest. To honor Saturn, every year the ancient Romans held a joy-
Where I am
Where I am
Where I am…@#%* …Bank of China Tower Bank of China Tower, known as the tallest building in Hong Kong and Asia from 1989 to 1992, is 1,209-foot and it is a fitting building. The Tower sits in the central business district, a ribbon of land densely packed with banks and office buildings squeezed between mountain and harbor. It is one of the busiest, crowded, active, frenetic cities in the world. After experiencing it, I was attracted by its visual context and its special features, as this modern b
Safety handling methods of containers
Safety handling methods of containers
Safety handling methods of containers Module: Marine cargo operation Topic: Safety handling methods of containers Submitted to: Submitted by: Submission Date: CONTENTS PAGE Acknowledgements 3 Introduction 4 General safety aspects 4 Containerization 5 Movement damage 5 Ventilation 6 Above deck carriage of containers 7 Lifting containers 7 Refrigerated cellular container carriage 8 I.S.O 8 Hazards with containers 8 Stuffing and stripping 9 Conclusion 10 Bibliography 11 AKNOWLEDGEMENTS I would like
Micheal Jordan vs Vince Carter
Micheal Jordan vs Vince Carter
Micheal Jordan vs. Vince Carter In today's society, athletes are inevitably compared to one another, especially basketball players. It seems that every time a young player enters the NBA and demonstrates above average talent or has one spectacular game he is dubbed the next Michael Jordan. Vince Carter is one of those players, however his comparison to Michael has very few resemblance. There are numerous similarities between Carter and Jordan, however Carter has yet to prove himself the next Mic
Barbarossa Soviet Covering Forces and the Initial Period of War Milita
Barbarossa Soviet Covering Forces and the Initial Period of War Milita
Barbarossa, Soviet Covering Forces and the Initial Period of War: Military History and Airland Battle The issues surrounding the German attack upon the Soviet Union in June 1941 continue to attract the attention of historians and military analysts. The nature of the Soviet response to that attack has, as recent articles in Air University Review suggest, set off heated polemics. The appearance of Bryan Fugate's Operation Barbarossa with its assertion that the Soviet High Command did, indeed, have
Horse
Horse
Horse For this discussion we will assume that the horse is doing a descent stop at a slow lope. When you say “Whoa” your horse will consistently stop in one stride and slide a couple feet. Now it’s time to start building on that. (If your horse isn’t doing a simple stop like this, he’s not ready to be stepped up. Get a solid foundation on him first). There are several different factors that influence the length of a horse’s slide. They are: o The horse’s natural ability and aptitude for stopping
SCHINDLER'S LIST
SCHINDLER'S LIST
SCHINDLER'S LIST Date of publication: 12/15/1993 For cast, rating and other information, (click here) By Roger Ebert Oskar Schindler would have been an easier man to understand if he'd been a conventional hero, fighting for his beliefs. The fact that he was flawed - a drinker, a gambler, a womanizer, driven by greed and a lust for high living - makes his life an enigma. Here is a man who saw his chance at the beginning of World War II and moved to Nazi-occupied Poland to open a factory and emplo
All About Our Solar System
All About Our Solar System
All About Our Solar System Our solar system consists of the sun, nine planets (and their moons), an asteroid belt, and many comets and meteors. The sun is the center of our solar system; the planets, over 61 moons, the asteroids, comets, meteoroids and other rocks and gas all orbit the Sun. Asteroids Asteroids are rocky or metallic objects, most of which orbit the Sun in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. A few asteroids approach the Sun more closely. None of the asteroids have atmosphe
Aristotle
Aristotle
Aristotle Aristotle was born in 384 BC and lived until 322 BC. He was a Greek philosopher and scientist, who shares with Plato being considered the most famous of ancient philosophers. He was born at Stagira, in Macedonia, the son of a physician to the royal court. When he was 17, he went to Athens to study at Plato's Academy. He stayed for about 20 years, as a student and then as a teacher. When Plato died in 347 BC, Aristotle moved to Assos, a city in Asia Minor, where a friend of his named H
Galileo Galilei was born at Pisa on the 18th of February in 1564 His f
Galileo Galilei was born at Pisa on the 18th of February in 1564 His f
Galileo Galilei was born at Pisa on the 18th of February in 1564. His father, Vincenzo Galilei, belonged to a noble family and had gained some distinction as a musician and a mathematician. At an early age, Galileo manifested his ability to learn both mathematical and mechanical types of things, but his parents, wishing to turn him aside from studies which promised no substantial return, steered him toward some sort of medical profession. But this had no effect on Galileo. During his youth he wa
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Table of Contents I. Introduction Pg 3 II. Making of Refractory Materials Pgs 3-6 III. Structure of Refractory Materials Pgs 6-8 IV. General Properties of Refractory Materials Pgs 8-10 V. Applications of Refractory Materials Pgs 11-12 VI. Conclusion Pgs 13 VII. Bibliography Pgs 14 Introduction First we will start with the definition of refractories and ceramics. Refractories and ceramics are non-metallic materials capable of maintaining physical and chemical stability at high temperatures. Refra
EARTH
EARTH
EARTH The Earth, man's home, is a planet. The Earth has special characteristics, and these are important to man. It is the only planet known to have the right temperature and the right atmosphere to support the kind of environments and natural resources in which plants and man and other animals can survive. This fact is so important to man that he has developed a special science called ecology, which deals with the dependence of all living things will continue to survive on the planet. Many mill
After 1500 there were many signs that a new age of world history was b
After 1500 there were many signs that a new age of world history was b
After 1500 there were many signs that a new age of world history was beginning, for example the discovery of America and the first European enterprises in Asia. This ³new age² was dominated by the astonishing success of one civilization among many, that of Europe. There was more and more continuous interconnection between events in all countries, but it is to be explained by European efforts. Europeans eventually became ³masters of the globe² and they used their mastery to make the world one. Th
Barry Sanders
Barry Sanders
Barry Sanders My article that I choice was about one of the most interesting sports player’s of our time. Barry Sanders arguably the best back ever to play the game of football. Barry is not one of those players who is just out there to make money, no he loves the game and is always trying his hardest when he is out there. In my paper there is allot interest information about Barry that not every one knows about him. Barry Sanders was born July 16th, 1968 in Wichita, Kansas. He grew up in a fami
Abstract The Superstring theory is quite possibly one of the leading
Abstract The Superstring theory is quite possibly one of the leading
Abstract: The Superstring theory is quite possibly one of the leading Theories of Everything. Meaning that, it proven, it would postulate all of physics in one equation. The history of Superstrings and the conditions that brought it forth are viewed as wells as the impending implications of this discovery. Notice: This research paper approaches the subject of Superstrings from a quantitative viewpoint due to the lack of breadth of mind (of the author). Meaning, the author does not have the col
On December 3 1995 astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope identi
On December 3 1995 astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope identi
On December 3, 1995, astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope identified a black hole in the galaxy NGC 4621, located 100 million light-years from Earth in the direction of the constellation Virgo. This is the second super-massive black hole that astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have found. Astronomers believe that the mass of this black hole is about 1.2 billion times the mass of our sun, but it is concentrated in a space that is not any bigger than our solar system There are tw
Notes on the lithosphere- rock sphere Upper most part is crust of eart
Notes on the lithosphere- rock sphere Upper most part is crust of eart
Notes on the lithosphere- (rock sphere) Upper most part is crust of earth. Compiled of rocks of outer crust. Outermost shell. Upper part- rocks we see at and near the earths surface. Crust is 5 to 10 km thick under most oceans and 24 to 60 km thick under the continents. The lithosphere under the crust is solid, dense material. (more dense than surface materials). Lithosphere 100-200 km. Notes on the aesthenosphere- zone beneath the lithosphere. Thick like tar. Weak because of high teperatures a
In my opinion historical change is due to revolutionOne deffinition of
In my opinion historical change is due to revolutionOne deffinition of
In my opinion historical change is due to revolution.One deffinition of revolution isa group of successive events or changes. Revolution has veen the cause of historical changtes since the beginning oof time. Revolutions have been fought for many different reasons. In the early 1500's, religion was a main issue of change. Catholicism wss the accepted religion but many people didn't agree with the catholic doctrine. People such as Martin Luther started a movement that would seperate from the cat
Our Solar System at a Glance
Our Solar System at a Glance
Our Solar System at a Glance INTRODUCTION From our small world we have gazed upon the cosmic ocean for untold thousands of years. Ancient astronomers observed points of light that appeared to move among the stars. They called these objects planets, meaning wanderers, and named them after Roman deities -- Jupiter, king of the gods; Mars, the god of war; Mercury, messenger of the gods; Venus, the god of love and beauty, and Saturn, father of Jupiter and god of agriculture. The stargazers also obs
URANIUM
URANIUM
URANIUM NUCLEAR FRIEND OR NUCLEAR FOE On Monday August 6, 1945 the U.S. Bomber Enola Gay flew over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Seconds later a metallic projectile fell towards its target. In a blinding flash the world felt the power of a new age, the nuclear age. The study of radiation that would eventually lead to these uranium weapons began in 1798. It was in this year that the german chemist Martin Heinrich Klaproth identified the element uranium. Uranium was not isolated in a metallic s
THE HOLCAUST THE WAY IT WAS
THE HOLCAUST THE WAY IT WAS
THE HOLCAUST, THE WAY IT WAS Definition of the Holocaust What does Webster's dictionary defines the Holocaust as? ho·lo·caust \'hO-l&-kost, 'hä- also -kästor'ho-l&-kost\ noun 1 : a sacrifice consumed by fire, 2 : a thorough destruction especially by fire. (i.e. a nuclear holocaust) 3 a often cap. : the mass slaughter of European civilians and especially Jews by the Nazis during World War II -- usually used with the b : a mass slaughter of people; especially genocide. Beyond the Definition The
Athens
Athens
Athens Athens has been around for 2,500 years. Athens is the capitol of Greece and largest city of Greece. Athens is on a small plain that lies southward to the Saronic Gulf, a branch of the Aegean Sea. Athens has an area of 427 sq./km. (165 sq./mi. ) and a population of 3,096,775. Athens is surrounded by mountains: Aigaleos to the west, Parnes to the north, Pentelikon to the northeast, and Hymettus to the east. All four of the mountains is made up of either marble or limestone. Athens has a ty
Center of Gravity
Center of Gravity
Center of Gravity The center of gravity, according to the Webster’s New World Dictionary, the point in a body, or in a system of bodies, at which the weight is equal to the forward of the object as the rear. In other words, it is the point where the weight is equal in the front and in the back. If you could balance it on this place it would not tilt or slide in any direction. The center of gravity is present in all objects, for example, you can visualize the center of gravity on a playground se
The Lonely Warrior
The Lonely Warrior
The Lonely Warrior It was a beautiful day. The sun was shining brighter than it had all summer. The clouds were few and far between. Children played and parents took in the day. One family however was embarking on a journey. A journey two thousand miles away. They were heading North. Looking for promise and just getting away from the problems of their little town. That little town in Texas had few people. If someone moved it was a big thing, except when the Grady's were heading out. No one seem
Chapter 10
Chapter 10
Chapter 10 Important Terms center of gravity (10.1): Point at the center of an object’s weight distribution, where the force of gravity can be considered to act. Abbreviation CG. center of mass (10.2): Often called center of gravity, which is the average position of all the particles of mass that makes up an object. neutral equilibrium (10.5): The state of an object balanced so that any small movement neither raises nor lowers its center of gravity. stable equilibrium (10.5): An object that is
Claudius Ptolemaeus also known as Ptolemy was a GreekEgyptian scientis
Claudius Ptolemaeus also known as Ptolemy was a GreekEgyptian scientis
Claudius Ptolemaeus, also known as Ptolemy, was a Greek/Egyptian scientist, astronomer, geographer, and mathematician during the second century. Ptolemy made many points throughout his years of studies which were used and relied upon for the next 1300 years. Although some of his theories have been proven incorrect, many others haven't and are still used today in mathematics. Born in Egypt and living from about AD 100 to 170, Ptolemy was one of the greatest astronomers and geographers of all anc
Gravitation the force that acts among all objects is because of their
Gravitation the force that acts among all objects is because of their
Gravitation the force that acts among all objects is because of their mass. Because of gravitation, objects that are on or near the earth are pulled toward it that is why all the stars orbit around the center of the galaxy. (World Book Encyclopedia Eric lerner, an Internet yahoo search) The effects of gravity are easy to see, on explanation for gravitational force has puzzled people for centuries. ( World Book Encyclopedia Eric lerner) The ancient astronomers studied the motions of the moon and
The following is a literal probably too literal translation of the tim
The following is a literal probably too literal translation of the tim
The following is a literal (probably too literal) translation of the timeline compiled by the staff of Shindosha, and published in Data Collections 2 through 6. Events subsequent to the end of Gundam ZZ are from Shindosha's earlier timelines in the Entertainment Bible series. Additionally, we've inserted a few events pertaining to Gundam F91 and Gundam Sentinel, listed in the Entertainment Bible timelines but not in the Data Collections published to date. UC 0001 With Earth's population at 9 bi
Fusion reactions are inhibited by the electrical repulsive force that
Fusion reactions are inhibited by the electrical repulsive force that
Fusion reactions are inhibited by the electrical repulsive force that acts between two positively charged nuclei. For fusion to occur, the two nuclei must approach each other at high speed to overcome the electrical repulsion and attain a sufficiently small separation (less than one-trillionth of a centimeter) that the short-range strong nuclear force dominates. For the production of useful amounts of energy, a large number of nuclei must under go fusion: that is to say, a gas of fusing nuclei
Whether we realize it or not sensory receptors play a big part in our
Whether we realize it or not sensory receptors play a big part in our
Whether we realize it or not, sensory receptors play a big part in our everyday life. Without the ability to sense our outside surroundings, we would quickly be put at a disadvantage to those around us. It is often taken for granted, but every facet of life depends on the ability to sense things. From the time when we first hear our alarm clock in the morning, to getting our balance once we get out of bed, then having to see the way to get to the bathroom, and even being able to taste and smell
What is a nova Ancient observers of the night sky thought it to be an
What is a nova Ancient observers of the night sky thought it to be an
What is a nova? Ancient observers of the night sky thought it to be an amazing occurrence in itself. These magically appearing stars were given the name nova, meaning new star, for lack of a scientific explanation. This mysterious oddity has started to unfold as technology has increased. By definition, a nova is a star that increases its magnitude over a period of hours then goes back to its original state. The magnitude of a star is important because it represents its luminosity. Keeping this
TRAINING AND SAFETY FOR NEW VAN DRIVERS
TRAINING AND SAFETY FOR NEW VAN DRIVERS
TRAINING AND SAFETY FOR NEW VAN DRIVERS Safety is a prime concern for Rocky Mountain Transport. We are proud of our safety record and of the excellent driving records of our van drivers. Supervised Training. As a new bus driver, you will participate in a four-week training program, during this time, you will ride with an experienced driver and behold firsthand the problems associated with driving a van in snow country. In addition, you will attend four seminars given by Jeff Marrazzo. In the fi
BIOMECHANICS OF THE WRIST SHOT
BIOMECHANICS OF THE WRIST SHOT
BIOMECHANICS OF THE WRIST SHOT WHEEL AND AXLE *Muscles causing a body part to rotate around an axis *In the floor hockey wrist shot the serrape affect is used to rotate the body around the spine which acts as a vertical axis. PULLEY *Change in direction of a muscle providing leverage *The peroneus brevis and peroneus longus run down the fibula and change direction around the maleoli and attach in the metatarsal region. This action causes plantar flexion when pushing off for the step. LEVERS *Co
The speed of light can never be exceeded A renowned science authority
The speed of light can never be exceeded A renowned science authority
The speed of light can never be exceeded. A renowned science authority pointed out that, although speed is measured by numbers, and one can always be added to any number, 186,000 miles per second is the absolute limit (Asimov, 235). Isaac Newton’s theory of relativity said that if a man were walking three miles per hour south on a train that was traveling one-hundred miles an hour north, the man would be traveling ninety-seven miles an hour north relative to the Earth and three miles an hour so
Roman Raju
Roman Raju
Roman Raju SCOI 201-02 C., Edwards April 13,1999 These men are madmen and of the most dangerous sort, for their lunacy is not continuous, but occasional ... it is secretive so that when most active it is to the average mind not distinguishable from sanity. (Fort, 9) This is a quote by Herman Melville that shows the gravity of the problem drug abusers pose to society. He states that most abusers are normal until drugs render them madmen. Therefore addicts can be difficult to recognize because th