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Fermentation

It is impossible to set a date as to the first time was performed. It is possible, however, to guess, and this guess is roughly 8,000 years ago. Wine has been written about for centuries, in the Greek and Roman myths and scriptures. The Greek god of wine, Dionysius, was in charge of the atop ...

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Big Bang

Fifteen billion years ago, give or take five billion years, the entirety of our universe was compressed into the confines of an atomic nucleus. Known as a singularity, this is the moment before creation when space and time did not exist. According to the prevailing cosmological models that ...

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The Effects Of Alcohol On People

This research paper is going to discuss what excessive drinking and vast amounts of alcohol can do to people. This research paper can and will also tell a little about the history and background of alcohol. Then the paper will lead to the health effects of alcohol on people mental and psychical ...

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Oxygen

, symbol O, colorless, odorless, tasteless, slightly magnetic gaseous element. On earth, is more abundant than any other element. was discovered in 1774 by the British chemist Joseph Priestley and, independently, by the Swedish chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele; it was shown to be an elemental gas by ...

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Nuclear Energy

From Theory to Practice The nuclear age began in Germany, in the 1930s in the lab of chemist Otto Hahn. Hahn was attempting to produce radium (In great need during the war) by bombarding uranium atoms with neutrons. To his surprise, he ended up with a much lighter element, barium. That ...

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The Atom

AP Physics Period 2 In the spring of 1897 J.J. Thomson demonstrated that the beam of glowing matter in a cathode-ray tube was not made of light waves, as "the almost unanimous opinion of German physicists" held. Rather, cathode rays were negatively charged particles boiling off the negative ...

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Effects Of The Atomic Bomb

Nuclear / Particle Physics s on Hiroshima and Nagasaki Ever since the dawn of time man has found new ways of killing each other. The most destructive way of killing people known to man would have to be the atomic bomb. The reason why the atomic bomb is so destructive is that when it is detonated, ...

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John Dalton 2

Around September 2, 1766 John Dalton was born. He was born in Eaglesfield, England. Dalton was most known for the development of the modern atomic theory. Dalton was taught at his early ages of learning by his father and a Quaker teacher whom in 1778 Dalton would replace him after he retired. ...

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Atom Book

Hey kids! Today I'm going to introduce you to the world of atoms. Atoms are little things that you or anybody else have ever seen. Make up things like trees, cars, paper, even you. So let's shrink down to size and see what it's like. We're going to into the Helium atom today. An atom is made of ...

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Mitochondrion

are the power plant of a cell. The mitochondria are cells based within a cell that turn nutrients from chemical form into a more simple and usable substance for a cell to use as energy. These sausage-shaped organelles are not a true organelle, but more of a parasite that invaded primordial cells ...

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The Atomic Bomb Anad Nuclear Bombs

Atomic Bomb, powerful explosive nuclear weapon fueled by the splitting, or fission, of the nuclei of specific isotopes of uranium or plutonium in a chain reaction. The strength of the explosion created by an atomic bomb is on the order of the strength of the explosion that would be created by ...

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Fusion

For centuries, humankind has looked at the stars, and for just as many years humankind has tried to explain the existence of those very same stars. Were they holes in an enormous canvas that covered the earth? Were they fire-flies that could only be seen when the Apollo had parked his chariot ...

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Rutherford's Gold Foil Experiment

Rutherford started his scientific career with much success in local schools leading to a scholarship to Nelson College. After achieving more academic honors at Nelson College, Rutherford moved on to Cambridge University's Cavendish laboratory. There he was lead by his mentor J.J. Thomson ...

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John Dalton (1766 - 1844)

Around September 2, 1766 John Dalton was born. He was born in Eaglesfield, England. Dalton was most known for the development of the modern atomic theory. Dalton was taught at his early ages of learning by his father and a Quaker teacher whom in 1778 Dalton would replace him after he retired. ...

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Radon

In this paper I will discuss the element called . I will explain how and when this element was discovered, its' physical characteristics, the natural environment of the element and the abundance in which it occurs. In addition, I will describe why is important to humans, and other interesting ...

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Element Magnesium

Element Report: Magnesium ļ It all started in 1755 in England when Joseph Black made a phenomenal discovery. His discovery inspirers Sir Humphrey Davy in 1808 to first isolate an element labeled magnesium as an impure metal. Humphrey an English chemist pioneered the study of Electrochemistry ...

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Quantum Foam

The term “quantum foam” was derived in order to create an understanding for our surroundings, space. Quantum foam may arguably be the particle, or lack thereof, which fills all of space’s holes, including the theories involved with space along with other necessities. Along with all ideas that ...

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MRI Memo

writing #3-MRI memo January 16, 2014 TO: Emily Williams RE: patients with pacemakers Understandably, patients with the old pacemakers should not be allowed to have MRI scans, since we know that the MRI machine contains a very strong magnet. When people go into the machine, the hydrogen ...

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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 ...

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Chloroflourocarbons

were discovered in the 1920's by Thomas Midgley, an organic chemist at General Motors Corporation. He was looking for inert, non- toxic, non-flammable compounds with low boiling points that could be used as refrigerants. He found what he was looking for in the form of two ...

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