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Cell Phone Waves and Cancer - Many people, around the world, use cellular or mobile phones in their everyday life. With the amount of time spent on a cellular phone increasing, so is the concern that these mobile devices, in which we so heavily depend, are now giving us cancer. There is no consistent evidence that connects the use of these wireless devices to any specific type of cancer. Additionally, more research is needed to examine the technology of cellular phones and how people use them. Technology and use habits are constantly changing....   [tags: Brain Tumors, Technology, Waves]
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Earthquake Waves and Epicenter Location - Earthquakes happen all round the world daily and they are extremely dangerous. An earthquake is caused by the movement of plates called fault. Plates are segments of the outermost rigid shell of the Earth, composed of the crust and attached upper mantle, which float on the plastic like asthenosphere. Faults are in deep underground, they are always moving slowly that we can’t even feel it. Seismologists are studying how to predict an earthquake to be safer in the earthquake by learning and studying the seismic waves....   [tags: reverse fault,tectonic plates,seismic waves]
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Faith in Kierkegaard's Breaking the Waves - Faith in Kierkegaard's Breaking the Waves In Soren Kierkegaard's Fear and Trembling, he discusses the "Three Movements to Faith." For Kierkegaard, faith of any kind involves a paradox. This paradox, as well as Kierkegaard's suggested path to faith, is illustrated by the main characters of Breaking the Waves, Bess and Jan. Kierkegaard explains there are steps one can take towards faith; however, they are so difficult he believes only one person, the "Knight of Faith," has completed the movements....   [tags: Kierkegaard Breaking the Waves Essays] 633 words
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The Importance of Birds in Virginia Woolf's The Waves - The Importance of Birds in Virginia Woolf's The Waves      To emphasize her viewpoint in The Waves, Woolf employs a distinctive style.  She interlocks the dramatic monologues of six characters at successive stages in their lives to tell her story; and prefaces each of the sections with a descriptive passage of sun and waves through a single day.  In these passages descriptions of the sun, the sea, the plants, and the birds make implicit comparisons with the characters' speeches.  The actions of the birds in the descriptive passages most strikingly parallel the developing consciousness of the characters, exemplified by Susan....   [tags: Virginia Woolf Waves Essays Papers]
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The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima - ... Shinji woke up from his slumber to see Hatsue’s silhouette naked, by the fire. He tries to refrain from looking at her, but eventually she realizes he is awake (73). This creates a conflict between the two characters, as Hatsue believes it is not right for a woman to lose her virginity before marriage, but Shinji does not see why maintaining innocence is important (77). Mythical allusions described by Mishima serve to highlight the other qualities within The Sound of Waves. When Shinji first catches sight of Hatsue, she is “letting her hair stream” and her “cheeks glow” (7)....   [tags: hatsue and shinji]
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The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima - ... This portrayed that Mishima believed that the tradition of the Japanese social class can be broken if it is true love that brought two people together. Another example where social class has become a conflict is when Yasuo assumed that he would be the one marrying Hatsue, and he would become Terukichi’s new son. This assumption of Yasuo shows that in tradition, it is known that a person of a certain level in the social class marries another person of the same level. Since Hatsue and Yasuo come from the same social class, Yasuo believed they were bound to marry each other....   [tags: japanese traditionalism, social class] 634 words
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Heart Waves Observed with an Electrocardiogram - An electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is a test that measures movement of electrical signals in the heart’s myocardium during depolarisation and repolarisation, known as the sinus rhythm. The machine that records the ECG, the electrocardiograph, presents the data as a trace, on a piece of paper, with spike and dips known as waves. In a healthy heart, 5 distinct waves can be observed. These include the P wave, the Q, R, and S waves (collectively known as the QRS complex), and the T wave (Kligfield et al., 2007)....   [tags: depolarisation, ventricular, contraction] 1198 words
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Frequency, Resonance and Radio Waves - The radio is a very important device in our daily living. Although most people do not know what it takes to keep radios working. In a radio there are many elements needed to keep a radio working frequency, resonance and radio waves are all elements needed to power a radio. Frequency means the number of incidence of a repeating event per unit of time. Frequency sends sound signals on a radio wave. FM also stands for frequency modulation. FM and AM are the main chiefs of sending music and words....   [tags: Technology] 1180 words
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The Effects of Ultraviolet Waves - Electromagnetic Waves essay Radiation is the emission of energy as electromagnetic waves or as moving subatomic particles; an example of radiation is, electromagnetic radiation.This is a form of radiant energy which travels through space via electromagnetic waves. These waves can be found in the electromagnetic spectrum. This is the range of all possible frequencies of electromagnetic radiation.The range of waves in the electromagnetic spectrum range from radio waves, to gamma rays, the waves in the middle consists of infrared, visible, and ultraviolet waves....   [tags: electromagnetic, spectrum, vitamin d] 960 words
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Acoustic Waves in Physics - ... [5] After reading the first paragraphs you may be wondering why are acoustic waves so important in normal life or “why would I ever need this equation?’ Acoustic waves are important because sound is all around us. When you think of the word “acoustic” a few words may come to mind. Guitars, stereos, and many other items involve acoustic waves. For example, when the bass on a stereo is turned all the way up you may hear the bass and that will then cause the ground to shake. This is because the greater the amplitude of an acoustic wave the louder the sound it produces....   [tags: variations, moleculas, compression] 678 words
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Sound Waves Allow Us to Hear - ... If there is a wave with low energy then the amplitude of the wave is going to be low. If there is a wave with high energy then that amplitude will be high. The amplitude depends on the displacement of particles. when a person puts force on the coil it gives it a displacement. The more displacement that is given to the coil by the force the higher the amplitude will be. Amplitudes may also depend on the material of the medium. Many materials have different masses so they will handle the energy differently....   [tags: equilibrium, frequency, amplitude] 1678 words
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Underwater Wireless Communication with Acoustic Waves - UNDERWATER WIRELESS COMMUNICATION The communication between any two entities can be either wired or wireless. The concept of wireless technology was started in the year 1923. As we all know that 70% of the earth is full covered with water. It was necessary to develop wireless network that can also work under water. Here arises the concept of acoustic waves. Acoustic wave’s works better in water .Also it can travel long distance inside water and are very fast than radio waves. The concept of underwater wireless communication is a major finding in the field of wireless communications....   [tags: messages, oceanography, transmitting] 1100 words
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Ruling The Waves - Essay on Spar's Ruling the Waves After finishing this book, I immediately thought to myself, "finally!" To explain, the book was not a very fun and entertaining read by any means. At times I found myself reading a couple pages just to get myself tired and ready for bed. However I did feel that this book was very educational and brought up some great points and ideas. Written by Debora Spar, a Harvard professor, I found myself struggling through some chapters simply because of the vocabulary and advanced ideas that she proposed....   [tags: Debora Spar] 1058 words
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The Uses of Sound Waves - The Uses of Sound Waves Thesis: Sound waves are able to carry vibrations through a medium which results in the transfer of the energy collected in the vibrations. Transverse waves are vibrations which are at right angles to the wave’s direction of travel whereas longitudinal waves are vibrations along the line of wave’s direction of travel. These waves have a quantifiable speed, wavelength and frequency....   [tags: Papers] 837 words
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Investigating the Speed of Water Waves - Investigating the Speed of Water Waves Introduction In this experiment I will be investigating the wave speed, of waves on water in a tray, and how this speed is affected. Waves can be longitudinal, when the particles move in the same direction as the direction of the wave, or it can be transverse, when the particles move at 90o to the direction of the wave. Water waves are transverse waves even though transverse waves cannot travel through liquid. This is because the waves travel on top of the water....   [tags: Lab Report] 1221 words
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waves - INERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE SUBSIDIARY LEVEL WAVES SUMMARY 4.1 Travelling wave characteristics A medium is a material through which a wave passes. When a wave passes, each part of the medium moves away from its normal position and then returns. This is called an oscillation. Oscillations within the medium are slight movements either side of the normal position. The wave motion is the disturbance that passes through the medium. A wave pulse causes the medium to have one oscillation. A continuous travelling wave causes the medium to keep oscillating....   [tags: essays research papers] 1042 words
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Waves - Waves So waves are everywhere. But what makes a wave a wave. What characteristics, properties, or behaviors are shared by all the phenomenon which we typically characterize as being a wave. How can waves be described in a manner that allows us to understand their basic nature and qualities. A wave can be described as a disturbance that travels through a medium from one location to another location. Consider a slinky wave as an example of a wave. When the slinky is stretched from end to end and is held at rest, it assumes a natural position known as the equilibrium or rest position....   [tags: Papers] 1185 words
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Factors of Extreme Heat Waves in US during 2012 - 1. Introduction July 2012 was the hottest month in the history of the United States. Besides breaking previous summer records in record-holder books, the heat waves caused billions of damage to society. During that year, United States also witnessed numerous massive tornadoes, ice storms, wind storms, wildfires, droughts and hurricanes. Is it over. Are we going to witness similar extreme events in the future. This essay will try to answer all those questions mainly discussing factors which caused those extreme events....   [tags: Greenhouse, United States, climate]
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The Endless Power of Ocean Waves: Wave Power Plants - By using the endless power of ocean waves, endless energy can be created. Wave power plants have a simple, yet practical way of harnessing the endless energy that ocean waves provide. Although the development of harnessing this renewable source of energy is still in its infancy, many predict that this underdog of a resource could be used worldwide in the near future. Wave power plants are able to harness renewable energy by using the ocean's waves. There are several different types of wave power plants, but most behave in a similar way....   [tags: energy position paper, alternative energy sources] 1113 words
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Could Sea Waves Be Used To Generate Energy? - ... II. 2. Terminators Terminators (see figs. 2 and 3) elongate perpendicularly to wave direction and reflect or capture the energy contained in waves. They are normally nearshore or onshore, with a few floating editions that may be used offshore in existence. Within the fluctuating water column terminator, water goes in through some subsurface aperture into a chamber and thus entraps air overhead. Due to wave activity, trapped water moves up ward and downward like some piston. Such movement pushes air into an aperture that is linked to a turbine that produces energy....   [tags: energy devices, ocean tides] 1126 words
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Waves of Feminisms in Relation to the Female Characters of the House of the Spirits - Feminism is approached by various meanings. As noted by a Salvadoran feminist activist Gloria Guzman, “It is a proposal for a change in the relations of power between people, men over women, and the relations of power expressed in the different realms of life” (Shayne, 2007). Isabel Allende’s The House of the Spirits was strongly influenced by the three waves of Feminism. Allende’s focus throughout the novel was to diminish the gender inequality between men and women. Through her female characters Clara, Blanca, and Alba, Allende showcases the gradual rise of women in Latin American society....   [tags: Gender Studies]
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Comparision of the Protagonists in The Sound of Waves and Romeo and Juliet - ... In fact, Romeo’s first words to Juliet show his boldness and confidence (“If I profane with my unworthiest hand/This holy shrine, the gentle sin is this:/My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready stand/To smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss” 1.1.104-107). However, on the island of Uta-Jima, Shinji approaches Hatsue in a vastly different way. In fact, the first time they lay eyes on each other, Shinji is embarrassed. On page ten, the author reveals Shinji as the opposite of Romeo when Shinji “realized how rude his inspection had been....   [tags: love, bold, responsibilty]
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The Two Waves of Globalization: Industrial Revelution and De-Industrialization - ... Beginning in 1815, British liberalism rose and the country embraced free trade, liberalizing wheat imports. These free trade policies eventually spread rapidly to other economies throughout 1846-1860 through a system of bilateral treaties; by 1860, multilateral free trade was established in Europe. However, protectionist measures returned in 1879, designed to promote development rather than achieve a trade surplus. Economies followed the gold standard, for it was adjustable and a unilaterally chosen exchange rate, with very minimal risks....   [tags: trade, economy, barriers] 698 words
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Medically Imaging the Body with Magnetics and Radiofrequency Waves with an MRI - ... Patients must wait to receive a referral from their family doctor to a specialist and again to receive treatment or diagnosis following an appointment with a specialist. (6,7) For all health services combined, wait times from family doctor to specialist have increased on average from 8.5 weeks to 8.6 weeks from 2012 to 2013, and specialist to treatment wait times have increased on average from 9.3 weeks to 9.6 weeks from 2012 to 2013, across Canada. (6,7) In 2013, it was found patients waited a total of 18.2 weeks, on average, to receive treatment....   [tags: technology, diagnos, scan] 1092 words
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Physics of Water Waves - All waves possess the properties of reflection, refraction, diffraction and interference. These phenomena's were observed with the use of a ripple tank. A ripple tank consists of a large rectangular tray with a transparent bottom. Water is placed in this tan to a depth of approximately one centimeter. A light source is then placed above the tray of water. When the water is disturbed it can be seen on a white surface positioned under the tray. The first phenomenon observed was reflection....   [tags: Lab Report] 475 words
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Radio Waves - Before beginning our research on radio waves, to us, radio waves were just waves going through the atmosphere, carrying sound from one place to another. Those were our ignorant days. We did not realize the complicated terms and theories involved. In the following report you will see how we advanced in our knowledge of radio waves, and we hope it will do the same for you. Radio waves are a combination of two kinds of electric vibrations. Audio frequency waves, which represent voice and other sounds and radio frequency waves, which carry audio waves after being combined with them....   [tags: essays research papers] 717 words
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Radio Waves - Radio Waves In the modern society, radio is the most widely used medium of broadcasting and electronic communication : it plays a major role in many areas such as public safety, industrial manufacturing, processing, agriculture, transportation, entertainment, national defense, space travel, overseas communication, news reporting and weather forecasting. In radio broadcasts, they use the radio waves which can be both microwaves and longer radio waves. These are transmitted in two ways: amplitude modulation (AM ) and frequency modulation ( FM )....   [tags: essays research papers] 826 words
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Radio Waves - Radiowaves are the oscillations of magnetic waves by varying the modulation to generate different signals which can be converted into information such as sound, video, or digital communication. As these waves pass through a conductor, an alternating current is generated and this can be converted into usable information. As one could see from the picture above, radio waves are the the electromagnetic waves with wave lengthes between 1mm and 10 Mm. This converts to a frequency range of 300Ghz to 30Hz, respectively....   [tags: physics radio wave] 363 words
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Radio Waves - Radio waves travel at 186,000 miles per second through air. In contrast, sound waves travel at only 1/5 of a mile per second. If a modulation is made of the radio wave that exactly reproduces the amplitude and frequency characteristics of the original sound wave, then sound can be transmitted rapidly over long distances. This leads to a very interesting phenomena. During a live broadcast in New York, the music will reach listeners in California a fraction of a second before it can be heard by the New York audience sitting in the back of the concert hall....   [tags: Papers] 471 words
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Sound Waves - What is a sound wave. A sound wave is produced by a mechanical vibration, such as a tuning fork. The vibrating object causes the surrounding medium, such as air, to vibrate as well.The wave travels through the medium to a detector, like your ear, and it is heard.As with any type of wave, a sound wave is also described by it's wavelength, amplitude, period, and frequency. WAVELENGTH is the distance from one point on the wave, to the next identical point, or the length of one part of the wave. AMPLITUDE is the distance from the midpoint to the place of maximum displacement....   [tags: physics acoustics sound] 1623 words
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Radio waves - Science Competition Space Timeline This below is my timeline of space it should explain the many theories of how the universe came to be. It should explain about how galaxy was formed and what stage our star; the sun is in at this point in this present moment. The Time Line will take you from the moment it was created to the moment it will die. It will show each step in as much detail as I can find. The Big Bang Theory I am going to start the timeline with the big bang theory as people/scientists believe that it was at this point at which our universe was created The diagram below shows the early stages of the universe after the big bang....   [tags: essays research papers] 2064 words
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H.S. Level - SOund And Light Waves - Sounds are produced by the vibrations of material objects, and travel as a result of momentum transfer when air molecules collide. Our ‘subjective impression’ about the frequency of a sound is called pitch. High pitch has high vibration frequency, while low pitch has a low vibration frequency. A pure musical tone consists of a single pitch or frequency. However, most musical tones are “complex summations” of various pure frequencies - one characteristic frequency, called the fundamental, and a series of overtones or harmonics Younger people can usually hear pitches with frequencies from about 20 hertz (infrasonic) to 20,000 (ultrasonic) hertz....   [tags: essays research papers] 490 words
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Passage Commentary From The Sound Of Waves - In this excerpt from The Sound of Waves, Yukio Mishima’s use of descriptive diction and imagery depicts the tumultuous island during the storm and helps the reader visualize the milieu and events of the passage. The reader feels an understated, ironic excitement and anticipation that is established in this passage because of the author’s diction. This simple but illustrative passage from The Sound of Waves altogether creates an enhanced experience and familiarity with the backdrop and atmosphere of the passage....   [tags: essays research papers] 823 words
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Role of Retinal Waves on Three Aspects of Visual System Develoment - ... These mice lack Stage II ACh-mediated waves and by the end of the first postnatal week, β2nAChR−/− retinogeniculate axons fail to segregate into eye-specific layers, as seen by injection of the neuronal tracer Horseradish Peroxidase (HRP) and subsequent imaging (Rossi et al., 2001). However, this particular knockout animal is a whole-animal knockout. Since β2-nAChRs are widely expressed in the eye and the brain, this casts doubt on whether the phenotypes observed are truly due to changes in RGC firing (Chalupa, 2009)....   [tags: human vision system] 2852 words
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Radio Waves Significantly Impact Our Lives as Forms of Communication - ... Radio waves can be emitted by objects in space, such as planets, while radio waves that occur on Earth can come from lightning. Because radio waves are an essential aspect of our lives astronomers have been studying radio waves in space for a long time. While astronomers have been able to detect radio waves from within the solar system and from within the Milky Way galaxy, they have not been able to detect radio waves originating from distant galaxies until recently. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has detected radio bursts that come from outside of our galaxy....   [tags: electromagnetic radiation, energy, astronomy] 581 words
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Comparison of Anne Tyler's Average Waves in Unprotected Waters and Upton Sinclair's The Jungle - Life is all about challenges and the choices made because of those challenges. The result of this impact lives either for better or worse. This idea of challenges and choices in life is shown in literature as well. “Average Waves in Unprotected Waters” by Anne Tyler and The Jungle by Upton Sinclair have similar messages; however, each story displays these messages by using different themes, characterization and symbols. The short story, “Average Waves in Unprotected Waters” conveys a similar message of The Jungle....   [tags: Thematic Elements, Symbolisms]
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Comparing Waves of Immigrants in Joseph Healey’s “From Immigrants to White Ethnics - ... What I find so interesting is how the dominate group, the Protestant majority who seem to define character and worthiness with their religion, overlook some of the major theological ethos of their very own religion. The Christian Bible clearly states in Matthew chapter 22 when asked by the Pharisees what the greatest commandment in the Law was, Jesus replied, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself.” With those being the most important commandments within their faith, how could they possibly justify the prejudice and discrimination that was i...   [tags: dominant, Christian, generations]
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Measuring the Depth of Water Using Sound Waves - Measuring the Depth of Water Using Sound Waves Aim The aim of my investigation was to create a sensor which could measure the depth of water in a tank. Plan The way I proposed to measure the depth of water was using sound waves which would be emitted and fired into the tank of water. The sound wave should then be reflected of the bottom of the tank and picked up by a microphone. The microphone would be linked to an oscilloscope and the sound emitter would be linked to the oscilloscope....   [tags: Lab Report] 3126 words
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Radio Frequency Emissions - One late summer evening I was watching the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. If you are a frequent viewer of Late Night, infomercials account for the majority of the advertising. To this day, I remember Safe Cell Tab being advertised as a sticker-like device that would reduce the risk of cancer when using it with a wireless phone. According to Wikipedia, sixty percent of the world’s population owns a cell phone. There are roughly 6.7 billion people in the world. This means on any given day 4 billion people are exposed to cellular phones....   [tags: Radio Waves] 740 words
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Are Cell Phones Harmful to The Human Boby? - ... It causes the level of temperature to increase and the brains blood circulation disposes of this excess heat by increasing local blood flow. All cell phones use electric power to create signals to connect with base station towers and other transmission towers. Cell phones have tiny antennas fixed on the inside, and with the help of the antennas the phone signals are received from base station antennas. Antennas emit and or absorb radio waves, based on structure it can shape and focus radio waves, provide gain and amplification to the signal....   [tags: radio waves, radiations] 1913 words
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The Possible Links Between Cellphone Uses and Tumors - ... RF waves require more energy for long distance transmission. The energy at the transmitting antenna in cellphone will greater than the energy received by the receiving antenna of the cellphone (loss of energy during long distance transmission). When a customer communicates using cellphone which is in contact with their ear (either left or right) the maximum energy at the transmitting antenna of the cellphone during communication will be directly absorbed by that ear. The ear that is closest to the phone will absorb more energy that the ear that farther away....   [tags: RF waves, absorbtion, studies] 615 words
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The Effects of Cell Phones Electromagnetic Radiation - A cell phone, also referred to as a cellular phone, transmits electromagnetic radiation into the air. This occurs, when your cell phone has to connect to a phone, you want to have a conversation with, by checking for networks Electromagnetic radiation, which is often abbreviated as EMR, is a form of energy which when travels through space, displays a wave like behaviour. Electromagnetic radiation has electric and also magnetic field components. Electric fields are generated by electrically charged particles....   [tags: gamma rays, energy waves] 1904 words
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Reducing the Aches and Pains of Life with Music Therapy - ... Not only do slower brain waves make a difference, but faster and more amplified brain waves produce benefits as well. A faster tempo of brain wave helps to improve focus and increases neuronal firing within the brain, which allows a person to work more efficiently and at a faster rate (Bratskeir). Oftentimes throughout the day, people rely on music when they are feeling down, or just simply “need a pick me up”. Self administered music therapy at home is extremely common for everyday stresses and anxieties....   [tags: brain waves, stress, surgery ] 1296 words
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Active Noise Control: Sound Cancellation - Even though sound cancellation seems like a futuristic idea, a worker at Bell Labs first observed sound cancellation in 1878, and the engineer Henri Coandă patented the idea of sound cancellation due to opposing sound waves in 1930 (Hansen 2). The first patent for any type of noise cancelling technology went to German inventor, Paul Lueg, in 1934 (Elliott 13). He then updated his idea in 1936 by adding in a microphone that measured the sound field, manipulated the sound it heard and gave that data to a different source....   [tags: noise, technologym mircophone, waves] 1291 words
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Structure and Function of the Mammalian Ear - ... The tympanic membrane is a thin, cone shaped membrane which vibrates in the presence of a sound, initiating the process of hearing. It vibrates with the same frequency as the sound wave that hits it, and passes these vibrations onto the middle ear. The middle ear consists of three small delicate bones called ossicles. They are the malleus (hammer), the incus (anvil) and the stapes (stirrup). They amplify the vibrations from the tympanic membrane, and transfer these vibrations into the oval window in the inner ear....   [tags: waves, sounds, ultrasonic range] 1304 words
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Is the Cell Phone Safe? - A mobile phone is a device that can make communications easier. It can carry messages from person A to person B. A mobile phone is also known as cellular phone, cell phone, and hand phone. They are connected to a cellular network which is provided by a mobile phone operator, and can access to the public telephone network. When a mobile phone is used then many types of reactions take place, different types of waves are released, for example heat wave, sound wave, micro-wave, and radio wave. While the waves are given off by the mobile phones, radiations are released at the same time....   [tags: radiations, waves, cancer] 1535 words
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The Blooming of a Flower; How Hatsue is portrayed as innocent - Innocence is a major theme in the Sound of Waves seen in the relationship of Shinji and Hatsue. They fight for their relationship throughout the book, while keeping their culture and religion in mind. During the course of their meetings they both want to do what is acceptable by the villagers. While Shinji is the proclaimed protagonist, Hatsue also plays a major role in contributing to the theme of innocence with her childlike qualities. In The Sound of Waves, Mishima uses figurative language and Romanticism to portray Hatsue as innocent....   [tags: Sound Waves, Analysis]
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Analyzing Forms of Survival in The Open Boat by Stephen Crane - ... The correspondent struggled with the fact that he was dealt a bad hand concerning his current situation. It is definitely described as a flaw in his make-up (Higgins). The cook seems to be the sailor who keeps hope alive in the group. He also is endowed in fear. The cook’s strong persona of fear is a gift of strength but also a curse of fear as the boat slowly sinks (Crane 6). Fear seems to keep the cook surviving, and he survives at the end of the book. Like many people today the cook joy keeps him going as well....   [tags: sailor, vessel, waves]
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Research on the Effects of UV Lighting on Mold Growth - Intro Very little research has been done on this topic, UV lighting has been known to help mould, but very few test have been done on it. Especially on food moulding, UV lighting has been said to help prevent moulding on objects and things like damp area. Ours will most lightly be one of the first of its kind. Mould is a problem that is or has been experienced by almost every person, especially those living in damp conditions. It can cause several health issues as well as allergic reactions. Research done on this In America, germinal UV lighting has been utilized in public buildings to stop germs growing....   [tags: spores, waves, allergy] 624 words
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How to Respond to Major Natural Disasters by Remote Sensing - ... Furthermore, this study proved that there was a strong positive correlation (=0.809, r is correlation coefficient) between rainfalls and the ratio through analyzing 12 months data provided by seven meteorological stations. Tadesse (2005) stated that Vegetation Indices (VI) intends to study the vegetation conditions depending on analyzing numerical transforms. NDVI makes use of the absorptive and reflective characteristics of plants to investigate the vegetation signal. Chlorophyll pigments in leaves only absorb visible red light....   [tags: technology, data, sonic waves] 2015 words
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How a Saxaphone Makes Sound - Introduction The saxophone was developed in 1846 by Adolphe Sax. The purpose of the saxophone’s development was to have an instrument with the projection of a brass and agility of a woodwind instrument. It is a closed ended instrument, with a reed which allows air to vibrate as it passes through the mouthpiece. It is very popular with military bands and is most well known for jazz and classical music, because of it’s unique sound and smooth solos. This report will explore the saxophone’s sound production including; frequency, resonance, notes, antinodes and harmonics explaining in depth how it occurs and their effect on the sound produced....   [tags: vibration, waves, frequency] 871 words
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