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This 6-page paper examines the life and biography of scientist Robert Goddard, and how his studies in rocketry during the early 20th century ultimately led to the success of the U.S. space program. Also touched on is how Germany used Goddard's theories to invent the V-2 rocket, the forerunner of the rockets that eventually landed ...

Sir Isaac Newton

  • 11 page paper

This 11 page paper begins with a brief biography of Sir Isaac Newton. His major ideas, discoveries, inventions and works are identified. The Newton - Leibniz calculus controversy is discussed. Those who influenced Newton's works are identified. His legacy and impact in the fields of mathematics and science as well as the world's beliefs about ...

World-Changing Science

  • 3 page paper

A 3 page paper discussing paradigm-changing contributors such as Max Planck, William Thomson and C.F. Mirbel, and how their scientific findings have benefited society as a whole. Planck’s quantum theory, Thomson’s thermodynamics and Mirbel’s founding of cell biology all continue to affect life and science today. The collective work of these and many ...

A 5 page paper which examines the innermost thoughts of the famed French physicist, imagining how she might have recorded them in a journal. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 12 page paper which examines the origins of its development and concentrates on the critical period between 1970 and 1990. Specifically considered are current reactor research programs, current state of nuclear power plant design, radioactive waste, plant licensing extension, decommissioning, government oversight, and future prospects. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

This 4 page paper gives a basic overview on superconductors and superconductivity, describing what it is and looking at the potential applications in the real world, such as within the power industry and transportation. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

A 4 page discussion of the many inroads made by ancient alchemists. Although our modern world tends to scoff at alchemy, it involved not just the pursuit to turn other substances into gold but rather formed the rudiments of ancient science. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 3 page review of the online article by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). This paper outlines the article's content, presents several points of criticism, and concludes with suggestions for improvement. No additional sources are listed.

This 5 page paper addresses the topic through a look at quantum mechanics. Several aspects about the divide between "Aryan" and "Jewish " science are discussed. History is provided to support the reasons why Nazi science probably failed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Technology in Golf

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper looks at the influence of chemistry and design on the game of golf from the shaft of a club to the tees and balls that the club will hit. The paper also considers 'illegal' golf equipment. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

This 10-page paper discusses the connection between physics and telecommunications, lists a timeline and discusses current applications and future possibilities. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 3 page answer to 2 questions: (1) Indicate recent trends and future challenges of these fields: Novel RF Concepts; Ultra High Frequency Integrated Multi-Antenna Wireless Systems; and Fundamentals of Communication Circuits and Systems; and (2) Application of Meso-optics in Photonics. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This 7 page paper looks at the science of nanotechnology that can create innovative and powerful tools for warfare. Its use in communications, maintenance and other factors are discussed. Potential positive and negative effects of this type of technology are included. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 5 page paper looks at the arguments for and against digital and analogue signals. Focusing on their use in television and mobile telecommunications, the advantages and disadvantages of the current trend are discussed. The bibliography sites 2 sources.

This 4 page paper looks at the political and the social perspectives on nanotechnology. The different political polices and actions that encourage and constant nanotechnology development and use are discussed followed by a consideration of the way social views are emerging and expressed. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

Fluid Flows

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper is written in two parts. The first looks at pressurised flows and the equations that will be used in the design of the systems, looking mainly at Pascal’s Law. The second part looks at an open flow channel and the issues of design, such as friction and Bernouilli's Principle. The bibliography ...

This 5 page paper is a PowerPoint presentation on the discovery and history development of radiation oncology. The presentation outlines the major developments and events that led to today’s more sophisticated treatments such as IMRT. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

An Analysis of Reverb

  • 7 page paper

This is a 7 page paper that provides an overview of reverb. History, and the contemporary application of acoustic science are explored. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Chaos Theory

  • 8 page paper

This 8 page report discusses the fact that, at its core, chaos theory and its direct relationship to physics, since it is the science of physics which determined that all movement can be defined as being determined, random, or chaotic. The concepts as well as the history of how those concepts were reached are presented. ...

A 3 page overview of the history of the CfA and some of its more spectacular discoveries. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Everything in the universe demonstrates some form of motion, and motion can be evaluated through the application of a number of physical properties and laws. Even the initiation and swing of a golf club can be evaluated as a physical process and laws of physics and motion, including Newton's Laws of Motion, can be ...

This is a 7 page paper that provides an overview of Snell's Law. Technological innovations derived from the law are explored. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

John Dalton

  • 3 page paper

A 3 page overview of the life and accomplishments of one of the fathers of physical science. This paper emphasized Dalton's work with gasses, Dalton's Law, and Charles' law. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This is a 6 page paper that provides an overview of fluid dynamics. The spouting can experiment provides a basis for exploring proportionality and Bernoulli's law. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 5 page review of these basic electrical circuits. This paper used Ohm's Law to describe the relationship between voltage, resistance, and current. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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