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Understanding The Moon is Down

- War affects everyone involved - the conquerors and those being conquered. War is a struggle that is internal and external. Man can be a dedicated and loyal soldier for only so much at a time. He then longs for laughter, music, girls, a good meal and more. In The Moon is Down, the soldiers feel the need to return home. They begin to doubt what they are doing and if they are being told the truth. They become uneasy when the enemy doesn't talk to them. The townspeople's hatred is growing. They remained indoors and stared from behind curtains while the patrol walked through the town....   [tags: Moon is Down Essays]

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Never Giving Up in Steinbeck's The Moon is Down

- Never Giving Up in Steinbeck's The Moon is Down Machine Gun fire blasts over your head while your hiding in your home, the only protection available. A slight whistle begins in the distance but it soon becomes closer and closer, its sound becomes louder and more intense with every inch of ground that it covers. Then as soon as it started the whistle becomes an explosion-killing half of your friends and destroying any-thing in its path. The end is near as your town is conquered and you think there is nobody left to fight....   [tags: Moon is Down Essays]

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Character Analysis of The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck

- Analysis of The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck “Apart from Mayor Orden, the characters in “The Moon Is Down” remain two dimensional” John Steinbeck’s “The Moon Is Down” is a novel about human relationships, the relationships between a small town and its invaders, the relationships between town officials and the towns-people, and the relationships between the members of the invading army. Although it is a short novel Steinbeck has made a few strong and well-defined characters in these 122 pages....   [tags: The Moon is Down John Steinbeck Essays]

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The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck

- ... If he did, he disappeared, and some snowdrift received his body. If he went alone to a woman, he disappeared and some snowdrift received his body.” (p 58) The conquerors invaded the town and ruled over it with an iron fist. They took away many of the townspeople’s freedoms but they could not take away all of their freedoms such as the ability to rebel. The town managed to discreetly kill the soldiers, providing themselves with limited freedom. Molly Morden was a victim of the invader’s iron fist but she was also trapped within the town, her freedoms restricted....   [tags: ideals of democracy and free choice]

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The Moon is Down

- Throughout known history the system of democracy seems to be the most just, the most logical and the fairest of all ruling systems. Its ability to adjust to changing times is only one reason for its perseverance. In John Steinbeck’s The Moon is Down, this durability is displayed through the townspeople led by Mayor Orden, under the oppressive heels of their conquerors.      One of the most obvious examples of democracy’s endurance is the resistance displayed by the townspeople against their invaders....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Hajj in John Steinbeck’s The Moon is Down

- John Steinbeck’s The Moon is Down is considered a somewhat prophetic work. Written shortly before the Japanese invasion of Pearl Harbor, it examines the occupation of an unnamed European country by an invading force (also unnamed, though thinly disguised as Nazis). Coming off the recent publication of The Grapes of Wrath, Steinbeck was a literary superstar at the time. At the time Steinbeck, and ardent opponent of fascism, was working for the Office of Coordinator of Information and had come into contact with many refugees displaced by Nazi invasion....   [tags: relationships, evolution, battle]

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Drawing Down The Moon

- Introduction I chose to read the book Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess Worshippers, and Other Pagans in America Today, by Margot Adler, because I myself am a practicing Wiccan. I began following this religion the summer before I entered high school. I have read many books on my religion, and I thought that this one would compliment the knowledge that I have on the subject. I was raised a Roman Catholic, but I never felt truly comfortable with the teachings of the Catholic church....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A Smile As Big As The Moon

- A Smile as Big as the Moon Alyssa Kadrmas Bismarck State College Abnormal Psychology 270 A Smile as Big as the Moon This movie is about mentally handicapped kids wanting to go to Space Camp as a class field trip. In the movie there are nine kids that are focused on and what there disability is. There is Steve, Stephanie, Scott, Matt, Lewis, Lisa, Ben, Jamal, and Adam. For the purpose of this paper, I will be focusing on Ben. A young man that has down syndrome, he is also learning and speech impaired....   [tags: Down syndrome, Chromosomal translocation, Genetics]

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Reasons the Moon Landings Could Be a Hoax

- “Every sight in space is spectacular.” This was said by Neil Armstrong, the first man to supposedly land on the moon. The question is, did he really land on the moon, or was it a broadcasted fraud. Thousands of Americans argue that it was a setup such as the attacks on September 11, and every day, somebody changes their opinion on what really happened. For many years, people have been trying to figure out this occasion, and ever since Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin Ventured down from the moon, conspiracies have been appearing....   [tags: neil armstrong, nasa, moon landing]

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Moon Landing

- “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” It was July 20 1969, the day that reshaped our nation and gave us unparalleled dreams for the future. The impact of the day goes far beyond our pride and nationalism; that day would change space exploration and technology forever. Just like a shooting star, that day would give us a glimpse of hope. A chance to see an event so breathtaking and defying, it would be man’s greatest accomplishment in the 20th century. As millions of people watched from their TV sets, a rush of euphoria came over the nation as Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the surface of the moon....   [tags: Space Program Moon Space Race]

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Me and the Moon

- Me and the Moon Music has always been a crucial part of the way society views the world. Some songs have hidden messages that can change’s one’s life and opinions. Today many songs become popular without having meaning. Something Corporate is a fairly new band, which sings, “Konstanine”, “You’re gone”, “Only Ashes”, and “Me and the Moon”. Being a new band in the music scene, they have caught many listeners attention through their lyrics. One of their more interesting songs is, “Me and the moon”....   [tags: Something Corporate Me and the Moon Essays]

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Returning to the Moon

- Almost forty years ago, man landed on the moon for the first time and almost forty years later, man has not been on the moon since. Now the question is posed, should man make an effort to go back to the moon to discover new things with our new technology and verify what we have discovered since our absence. Or, is it not worth it, and is it just a waste of money. With NASA wanting to go to the moon in 2020, an answer needs to be given. It does not appear to be worth sending a manned mission to the moon in the near future, not until we get some plans in order....   [tags: Space Exploration]

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The Moon

- The Moon The Moon is the only natural satellite of Earth: orbit: 384,400 km from Earth diameter: 3476 km mass: 7.35e22 kg Called Luna by the Romans, Selene and Artemis by the Greeks, and many other names in other mythologies. The Moon, of course, has been known since prehistoric times. It is the second brightest object in the sky after the Sun. As the Moon orbits around the Earth once per month, the angle between the Earth, the Moon and the Sun changes; we see this as the cycle of the Moon's phases....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Moon

- The Moon is Down Chapter One: Here we learn that a small town has been taken over by one of the many Nazi groups during World War Two. Mr. Corell “ The town good guy”, the way I view it, sent the town postmen and policemen on a boating trip, keeping them from the invasion (we learn later that “The town good guy” is really a back-stabber later in the book). After the invasion, the Nazis request a meeting with the town’s Mayor, Mayor Orden. Joseph and Doctor Winter, two of Mayor Orden’s colleagues, await the arrival of Nazis too....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Apollo Moon Missions

- July 16th, 1969. It’s a peaceful morning at Cape Canaveral with pleasant temperatures and little wind. All is calm. Suddenly, a tremendous roar shatters the morning as the crew of Apollo 11 blast off toward the moon, riding the biggest rocket ever created. Burning 20 tons of explosive fuel a second, it propels Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins into history. The spacecraft lands four days later on the moon. Millions watched as men took the first steps on a strange place 238,900 miles away, or 9 and ½ times around the earth....   [tags: NASA space program]

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The Man In The Moon

- The Man In The Moon I lie on the grass, staring above me, my arms stretch high into the starlit sky, they warp and twist and elongate and they reach up and my hands grasp the moon and its mine and no-one else's and my fingers become a part of it and then I'm the moon, look at me I'm the Man in the Moon and I Can See All, I Can See You, and my arm stretches down and my giant finger uncurls and points and my voice deep and booming says ITS YOU and the person I'm pointing at looks straight up at me and his arms are reaching towards me and he's smiling and then I realise with a start that its me....   [tags: essays papers]

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Why the Moon Appears to Change Color

- The reason the moon appears to change color is due to the reflection of visible light coming from the sun. Because the moon has no light of its own it relies on the reflected light of the sun to create moonlight and change color. The reflection of light coming from the sun cause’s the moon to appear as if it is changing color because as the sun’s light rays travel through the earth’s atmosphere the moon catches light from the sun and reflects it down to earth. As the moon reflects the sun’s light rays down to earth, those rays of light travel through the earth’s atmosphere in the form of different wavelengths which then produce different colors of visible light....   [tags: visible light, reflection, color, rays]

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Analysis of “The Moon: Cold, Wet, and Breathing.”

- Analysis of “The Moon: Cold, Wet, and Breathing.” The article “Top 100 Stories of 2009 #16: The Moon: Cold, Wet, and Breathing” from DiscoveryMagazine.com discusses the LCROSS mission of 2009. This is a Moon mission conducted to search for the presence of water (Barone 2009). The mission is an important part of the ultimate goal of visiting the Moon and establishing a Moon base (NASA 2005). The article is written to expand upon what occurred during the LCROSS mission (Barone 2009). LCROSS stands for Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Spacecraft....   [tags: Astronomy]

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Understanding The Signs Of The Sun, Moon And Ascendant

- From the Ancient Greeks and Egyptians, to the Three Wise Men and modern day Muslims, the stars have always been of great cultural and spiritual importance for people all across the globe. The constellations have meanings that exemplify different types of people and things in the natural world. These stars are the “blueprint” of humanity, giving mankind a better understanding of the world and themselves through the astrological birth chart. There are three vital references of the astrological chart that are necessary to understanding the signs of the Sun, Moon and Ascendant....   [tags: Sun, Star, Sky, Poseidon]

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Myths about the sun and the moon

- Myths about the Sun and Moon The sun and the moon are powerful beings that bring life and death to all living creatures. They control when it is day or night, which season it is, and the weather. They fascinate humans and a considerable amount of mythology has been dedicated to the creation of the sun and moon and why or how they travel across the sky during the day and night. This paper will discuss and compare some of these myths and the gods attributed to their care and existence. The sun and the moon are such influential powers that the creation of them is right along with the creation of the world and humans in some of the better-known mythology....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Race to the Moon

- ... (Degroot 2006) Both countries were developing powerful rockets but the soviets had a distinct edge with their (name) booster based on the German G-4 design. (Chertok 2005) On October, 1957 the Soviets successfully launched sputnik into orbit, originally intended to have much more scientific instrumentation the Soviets scaled it down to get it launched sooner with just a radio transmitter that could be tracked, although the Soviets claimed otherwise. (Launius n.d.) (Degroot 2006) The Americans responded with a test launch of a Project Vanguard 6 booster December 6, 1957, which resulted in an embarrassing failure where the rocket blew up on the launch pad....   [tags: battle for technological superiority USA vs USSR]

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Sailor Moon: Valuable Lessons of Friendship Bond

- Aristotle once said a friend is, “A single soul dwelling in two bodies” (1). Friendship is an important factor in Sailor Moon, considering her friends have given their lives for Usagi’s own life multiple times. Many may say that the popular anime and manga has created unrealistic expectations of friendship, because not many people would risk their lives for their best friends. But nobody says lives have to be given to show dedication to friends. Regardless, friendship is something people in our world yearn for....   [tags: manga series]

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The Stranger and The Moon And the Yew Tree

- In The Stranger and poems “Fever 103” and “The Moon And the Yew Tree” Sylvia Plath and Albert Camus utilizes different, if not opposite approaches to come with the same conclusion of opposing views to societal expectations. Their indifference to the world’s attempts to mold them into what is seen as norms causes both Plath and Meursault to be shun as outcasts. The irreconcilable views of religion, societal approved perception, and personal disconnection to the world further questions if they even obtain a spot Through Plath’s diction, she gives an overwhelming, in-depth emotion, whilst Camus lacks emotion and description; both conclude disconnection to the world....   [tags: Comparative]

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Analysis Of ' One Night The Moon '

- ... Albert experiences the harsh reality of living in Protectionism era Australia during the 1930s due to his race and dark skin colour. Evident through Jim’s domineering and dismissive tone of voice, reinforced by a close-up shot of Jim’s serious facial expression “Look that’s my daughter out there, i’m not having some darkie leading the search”, it is clear that Jim treats Albert with disrespect by ignoring his abilities and refusing his service from participating in the search. Not only that, Albert is labelled by the derogatory term “darkie”, which ultimately strips away his dignity and self-esteem to the extent that it dehumanises him....   [tags: Culture, Indigenous Australians]

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The Bamboo Cutter And The Moon Child

- ... He came barging in and instantly fell in love with her; but she still denied leaving with him, because she thought of herself as ugly and didn’t want anyone else to see her. When you read this story it represents every woman dream when it comes to marriage in japan, to pick who you wanted to marry instead of your parents picking for you. This story was published in 1903 this was during the Meiji Restoration period (from 1868-1912) where women had no legal rights and were subjected to the men of the house....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Meiji period, Meiji Restoration]

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Summary Of ' Down ' By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- Down by one. Bottom of the 7th. Tension is rising. Just as you dig your right foot into the clay next to the on-deck circle, a crack silences the crowd. Naturally, your eyes look up. A little white speck is soaring through the sky, in a hurry. Time seems to come to an abrupt hault. It’s a moon shot. Your teammate flips his bat, takes a leaping step and proceeds down the baseline in a nonchalant, cocky fashion. The stadium erupts with cheering fans yelling and whistling. Your team surges up off the bench and patiently waits for the slugger to return back to the dugout....   [tags: Major League Baseball, Baseball, Designated hitter]

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The Walk Two Moon Books

- The Walk Two Moon books is one of my favorite book, and interested story as well. This book is explaining the mystery of a little young girl which loses her mother 's at the age of thirteen years old. The name of the girl is Sal. Sal is the only child of John and Sugar. She is grow up in the countryside of Bybank, Kentucky. She likes working in the field and specialty likes tress blackberry, farm animals and long hairs. One day her mother 's suddenly leaves the home a long trip alone and never coming back....   [tags: Family, Mother, American films, Father]

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A Man On The Moon

- A Man on the Moon Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first human beings to walk on the Moon. The United States and more over the world, reveres astronauts like Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong for walking on the Moon. But if all we do is remember their moonwalk, then we will have missed the most important mission objectives. Indeed, there is more to begotten from the Apollo Space Program than just an edge in the space race. There is a high set of values to be exemplified....   [tags: essays research papers]

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How Stars Came to Join the Moon

- Have you ever wondered how stars came to join the Moon to create the amazing night sky. No, this is not a fairy tale silly. What you are about to read is a story based on true fact. The story begins a long time ago, in an age when people did all their work and play by day. Unbelievably, everyone (except for naughty little children) prepared for bed as soon as the Sun disappeared below the horizon. During this time in a land far, far away, lived a little girl named Polly. She was the perfect daughter every mother wished to have....   [tags: myths, creation myths, ]

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The First Side Effect On A Full Moon

- ... But once you have turned, there won’t be any pain.” She is holding me tighter now. I generally don’t let mum hug me for this long, but I need it now because I’m not just scared, I am terrified. “Come on. It’s time to go.” As we make our way to the ‘transforming house’ as I like to call it, I try to not think about the transformation. I have wanted to turn into a wolf for so long now. I have wanted to be able to run with the pack, with my mum. But the thought of the pain that it’s going to cause me, maybe I was naively too eager....   [tags: Debut albums, 2006 albums, 2007 singles]

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Sun, Moon and Talia Book Analysis

- One of the first versions of Sleeping Beauty was published by Charles Perrault in 1697. However, he based his story on a tale by Giambattista Basile in 1634, called Sun, Moon and Talia. A lord got a beautiful daughter, named Talia. He asked many astrologers and wise men to tell him her fate and after a while they concluded that she would be put in great danger by a splinter of flax. The lord ensured that no flax, hemp or anything of that kind was brought into the house to keep his daughter safe....   [tags: sleeping beauty, charles perrault, talia]

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Escape From Dark Moon Island

- ... Katherine, as if sensing my weariness, rummaged through a chest at one corner of the room. She produced a loaf of bread and some fruit, along with a bottle of water. “Where did you get these?” I asked as I took a bite out of the bread she had given me generously. Even so, I felt like everything I ate and drank tasted more like clay than food. “Shipwrecks happen a lot,” she said with a slight shrug. “What about the whole Lunath thing?” I inquired. She closed her eyes and remained silent. For a moment, I was worried that she had fallen asleep but when she opened her eyes and exhaled deeply, I was taken aback....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Eruption of Mount Vesuvius Pieces of Art

- The Eruption of Vesuvius Sebastian Pether’s piece of work called The Eruption of Vesuvius (1835) combines the silver watery reflection of the moon with the hot red molten lava that is flowing down its mountainsides. Though during Pether’s generation he wasn’t the only one to paint the well-known Mount Vesuvius, Joseph Wright of Derby also painted 30 paintings of the volcano. This art piece is currently located at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The piece is oil media on panel that is framed with a beautifully designed border, where it is hanging on a wall in the one of the rooms, with a one-dimension view....   [tags: oil, moon, lighting]

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The Moon Landing Was Not a Hoax

- The Moon Landing Was Not a Hoax Some Americans now ask, "Was the moon landing a hoax?" Is this actually possible; would the U.S. government lie to our nation, let alone the whole world. The answer, no, should jump out. Hoax believers (HBs) thought they researched this thoroughly and gained enough evidence to prove that the moon landing was a hoax, but they don't know jack. Their whole case can be compared to a brick house with one difference. It seems like the bricks have all the corners, sides, and shape of a house....   [tags: Papers]

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The Apollo 11 Mission : First Men On The Moon

- The Journey to the Apollo 11 Mission: First Men on the Moon “On July 20, 1969, American astronauts Neil Armstrong (1930-2012) and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin (1930-) became the first humans ever to land on the moon. About six-and-a-half hours later, Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon. As he set took his first step, Armstrong famously said, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” The Apollo 11 mission occurred eight years after President John Kennedy (1917-63) announced a national goal of landing a man on the moon by the end of the 1960s” (Apollo 11)....   [tags: Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong, NASA, Space exploration]

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The Moon for the Misbegotten, a Review

- Sometimes we all feel as if no one person could or would ever truly love us as we deserve. This is the case in the Moon for the Misbegotten. A young, not so attractive, wants to be loved but fears that if she did love, her life would not be as it is now. She fears change and not because she wants the life she is leading but because it means she would have to free herself from who she pretends to be. Josie is a woman that all look down upon because of her so called wicked ways. Even her father and brothers feel there is no goodness in her....   [tags: Book Reviews]

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Recording Techniques for Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon

- Recording techniques for Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon The album The Dark Side of the Moon, by Pink Floyd was an album that pushed the boundaries on multi-tracking and tape looping, as well as mixing in1973. The engineer, Alan Parsons, use many unusual techniques to help create the sound that we know and love. Which landed the album on the charts for 750 weeks. Dark side of the moon was first lead engineering job Alan had with Pink Floyd and only took a year to record. To record this album an EMI console, a 16-track tape machine, a Fairchild limiters, and an EMT plate reverb were used....   [tags: clocks, frequency translator, guitar]

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Review of Stephanie Meyer's Book, New Moon

- New Moon The title of the book that I recently read was New Moon by Stephanie Meyer. New Moon is the sequel to Twilight. I loved this book because it was a great fantasy, mystery, romance with action. This book just hooks you in immediately. While your reading this you’ll read about vampires, werewolves, feuds, and heartbreak so get ready. Where. The story takes place in the small rainy town of Forks, Washington. Forks is very green with a big forest, and the town is almost always under constant cover of clouds and rain....   [tags: book review, twilight, movies]

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Journal Of A Refugee Essay

- Journal of a Refugee Ellena Hicks Invasion of Earth The Proglaxt were a threat to the human race. They wanted everything and nothing. They sought the joy of killing; addicted to it like ecstasy. Pain from other people filed their hearts with immense elation. Capture was worse than death though, when it came to the Proglaxt. Capture meant torturous conditions, starved, with only an inch of life left, worked until bones collapsed, silenced, for speech was a way in which rebellion could start. This is why the human race was scared....   [tags: Earth, Moon, Solar System, Hope]

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Feminism : What On Earth, The Moon, And An Asteroid Happened?

- Feminism: what on earth, the moon, and an asteroid happened. Feminism; a word more feared than the “million dollar F word” aka the word fuck. The image that might come to mind is the red haired piece of work that pulled a fire alarm to stop a men’s rights presentation a University of Toronto in Canada. The woman who is so angry she is driven to hatred of all men just for being men, the woman that affirms that all men are rapists and are like pigs. That all men oppress women because it is their nature....   [tags: Gender, Transgender, Female, Woman]

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Scotts experience on the moon in "Waliking on the Moon" by David R. Scott

- Scott's experience on the moon in "Waliking on the Moon" by David R. Scott “WALKING ON THE MOON” by David R. Scott, an American astronaut, is an account of his experiences on moon which he has narrated by the use of figurative language. He has described each aspect with deep detail in order to portray the moon which is merely seen afar. He has employed various techniques to describe the moon and to make his experiences comprehendible to all and sundry. HE compares, every now and then, his experiences on the moon with the earth....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Life on Mars and Jupiter's Moon Europa

- Life on Mars and Jupiter's Moon Europa As the future proceeds and life begins getting more technical, Earth may not be the only place where the human race resides. There is already talk that some day Mars will be inhabited by humans. Jupiters moon Europa may be the next after that. Two space missions have already studied Mars. The Pathfinder, which landed on the surface of Mars was one of the missions, and the Global Surveyor, which is a satellite, is the other mission. Although Europa has no set missions yet, The Galileo Spacecraft has passed within 364 miles of the moon Europa and has taken images that have given scientist a good look at the surface ("Oceans on Europa" Internet)....   [tags: Papers]

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The Apollo 11 Conspiracy So Important

- ... He also talks about how technology at the time could not have been used to send someone to the moon. All this conversation about the landings exploded on February 15th when Fox aired a program called Conspiracy Theory: Did We Land on the Moon. Guest Bill Kaysing points out the anomalies about the mission. He brings up many theories including the stars, missing crater, identical background, and crosshair theories. But when the argument went on social media Brian Cox a professor and Buzz Aldrin stepped in and counter argued on twitter....   [tags: Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong, Moon, Apollo program]

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Natural Symbolism in "Blood-Burning Moon"

- Racial and Gender Conflict: According to Toomer, it's only Natural. There are two real conflicts in Jean Toomer's "Blood-Burning Moon." The first is racial, which can be referenced in the very first sentence, and the second is a gender conflict, that subtly unfolds with the main characters' development. In this essay, I will show how Toomer uses vivid descriptions and comparisons of nature to establish these conflicts, and also to offer an explanation of their origin. He writes to argue that these roles, like the earth, are natural and therefore irrefutable....   [tags: American Literature]

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The Sun, The Moon, and The Truth: Exploring the Theme in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

- “Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” Buddha. In the book The Great Gatsby the theme is many people have something that they are not being completely honest about. In The Great Gatsby not everybody is telling the truth. Several people are hiding something, whether it is an affair or feelings toward someone. For example Tom was having an affair with Myrtle will he was married to Daisy. In this theme paper I will be showing a few examples of all the lying that happened in The Great Gatsby....   [tags: lies, karma, money]

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Symbolism in Charlotte Bronte´s Jane Eyre

- Dialectical Journal: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Moon Bronte uses the moon as a metaphor to symbolize change in the novel. It is a representation of foreshadowing, because it is cuing that a change is about to occur before it actually does. Bronte mentions the moon when a new change is about to occur, such as when Jane first meets Rochester. I believe that the fact that the moon is waxing in the sky, rather than waning, is a metaphorical foreshadow that there is about to be a good change in her life....   [tags: Fire, Moon, Love]

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The Search for Life in Europa

- Europa was discovered alongside the other Jovian moons of Jupiter (Io, Ganymede, Callisto) by Galileo Galilei on January 8th, 1610. It is the Sixth closest moon to planet Jupiter and sixth largest moon in the Solar System. It takes Europa roughly every 3.5days to orbit Jupiter and spins just once per orbit which is why it shows the same face to Jupiter all the time (similar to Earth’s moon). It is also roughly the size of earth’s moon with water ice on its surface.1 Since the orbit of Europa is eccentric, it produces a higher tide when it is closer to Jupiter than when it is farther away....   [tags: moon, ocean, hydrobots]

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The Conspiracy to Rule the World

- Are we being watched. Was the moon landing staged. Is there a secret society of people training a select group of individuals for a restructure in government. Conspiracy theories have reigned supreme in our society for years. From Jesus having a family, to the assassination of President Kennedy, conspiracy theories have been handed down through the generations. There are books, movies and literature that all take on opposing views. According to Webster, a Conspiracy is “an agreement between two or more persons, to commit some crime in concert; particularly a combination to commit treason, or excite sedition or insurrection against the government of a state; a plot” (“Conspiracy.” An American...   [tags: September 11, Landing on the Moon]

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A Successful Failure in Apollo 13 Project

- ... The Launch of Apollo 13 took place on the 11 April 1970, it consisted of a crew, James A. Lovell, JR which was a commander, John L. Swigert, Jr., which was a command module pilot and Fred W. Haise, Jr., who was a Lunar module pilot. It appears that all test modules were successfully in preparation for the launch. However some issues arose before the launch where the Astronaut Thomas K. Mattingly was alleged found to have German measles and there were no antibodies. He had to be replaced by John Swigert....   [tags: mission, moon, crew]

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The Discovery Of The Earth

- ... There must be a place somewhere where you can live happily.” The fish thought that Small Horse’s thought was a far fetched one and laughed. “Maybe there is, but I will never find it as I am stuck in this pool. Some days, Small Horse, I wish I had legs like you. Legs that could stretch across the ground and make it shake with power and importance. Legs that could jump as if the thing they carry has no weight. To you, small horse, you are small, but to me, you are large.” The small horse thought about this for a moment....   [tags: Sun, Earth, Moon, Ocean]

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The Day That The Sun

- ... I had been walking briskly down the street for about ten minutes when I came to a stop light. The sun beating down on the top of my head. I began staring intensely at the red hand that would soon turn into a white walking stick figure. Finally, granting me passage to cross I made my way to the other side of the street towards the bridge that I had to cross every morning in order to get to school. With one foot on the sidewalk and the other on the street I felt the ground shake, making me pause, I became afraid....   [tags: Sun, Earth, Moon, Shower]

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Trigonometry: The Hipparchus Catalogue

- ... Hipparchus catalogue was completed in about 129 BC, it had listed about 850 stars. He had spent most of his life in Rhodes in the observatories. Hipparchus was a powerful influence on Claudius Ptolemy who centuries later his works had considerable impact on the development of Western culture. Hipparchus was also one of the most influential astronomers of antiquity, yet very little information available about him still survives. Hipparchus did his studying in Alexandria in 146 BC and in Rhodes near the end of his career in 127 BC and 126 BC....   [tags: motion of the sun and moon]

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A Walk In The Moon

- I. [From Luther Wright (www.videoflicks.com)]: Portrait of Jennie is one of the most hauntingly romantic films I can recall ever watching. The stunning black & white cinematography often emulates the surface of the artist's canvas, while the music score weaves a tender, other-worldly tapestry of its own. Jennifer Jones is perfectly cast as the lovely, yet strangely sad and from-another-time Jennie Appleton. Joseph Cotten draws the viewer's sympathy as the struggling, starving artist, Eben Adams....   [tags: Movie Film Analysis]

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The Passing Down of a Tribe's Ancient Legends

- The Passing Down of a Tribe's Ancient Legends Thesis: The Shaman’s job of passing down the tribe’s ancient legends are very important. I Shamans A. definition B. purpose 1. balance 2. success hunting 3. planting 4. cure sickness C. Usually males 1. post menopausal women 2. blood powers II passed down from generation to generation A. usually from memory 1. sand drawings 2. birch bark scrolls 3. paintings on rocks 4. animal hides B. children 1. eight-familiar stories 2. ten- know history III answer basic questions A....   [tags: Tribal Creation Stories Native Americans Essays]

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The Death Of Fay : An Unexpected Moment

- Nobody likes it when their things that they love are taken from them. Well, at an unexpected time, I lost my grandmother, Fay, to brain cancer. It was very unexpected because she was feeling better, more energetic, and more talkative. She was in her final of chemotherapy when she passed away. The cancer located in the front part of her brain, directly behind her right eye, was basically all gone, but her body had nothing left to give. It was late in the evening while my mother, Kim, was at my grandmother’s house giving her the nightly check up....   [tags: Family, Debut albums, Feeling, Moon]

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Analysis of the Photos by TG KYE

-   In this written essay, I chose some photos which were shot by TG KYE, who is a Korean photojournalist.   1, The first photo I chose is about a boy who is jumping. Probably, he is jumping on a high hill, but TG did not shoot the hill that seems like the boy is flying. I think this photo is interesting and catches my eyes because it feels like a freedom. The visual field is wide, and the pose of the boy is also wide that he is stretching his arms and legs. In addition, he takes off his shirt and wears a very loose pants can also express that he does not have any constraint, that he is free....   [tags: boy, jumping, woman, landscape, moon]

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The Future of Space Travel

- An Astronomy Conversation: The Future of Space Travel An Astronomy topic that has always been intriguing is space travel. The ability to rocket into space, look down on Earth, and “…explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before” (IMDB) is an adventure that people dream of experiencing. On July 20, 1969, an estimated six million people watched Neil Armstrong become the first man to walk on the Moon (Nixon Library). Presently, people are paying Virgin Galactic $250,000 to reserve a seat on a spaceship that is expected to tour suborbital space in the near future (Virgin Galactic)....   [tags: armstrong, moon, mars, food, fuel]

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Comparing Woman’s Social Status in Becky and Blood Burning Moon

- Jean Toomer was bi-racial, sometimes being perceived as white and sometimes black. His race was a catalyst for his writings. Toomer wrote prose and poetry reflecting his ideas about race and gender, not wanting either to be an issue in the future. His writings depict people of all races facing struggles, some gender struggles and some racial struggles. In “Becky” and in “Blood Burning Moon,” Toomer centers around two females. During the time period of his writings and what is still somewhat evident today, gender decides the role a person plays in society....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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What Is a Spectroscope?

- Introduction In this two part lab we are to build a spectroscope from parts included with our lab kit to visualize and analyze the spectra of several light sources. In the second part of the lab we are to build a pinhole viewer. We are to then take the pinhole viewer and measure the diameter of the sun and moon. After completing both parts of the lab, there are several questions that need addressing. This paper examines and answers those questions. Spectroscope To understand this week’s experiment one must first understand what a spectroscope is and what it does....   [tags: sun, moon, eath, light sources]

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The Various Natural Processes that Shape Titan

- Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, is extremely strange and is very similar to Earth in many aspects, thus innately making it a worthwhile topic of study. Most of the previous attempts to study and observe Titan had been severely impeded by the presence of a thick and obscuring orange haze that covers the moon in its entirety due to the combination of hydrogen and carbon (which both originated from methane that had been split by the sun’s ultraviolet rays) and nitrogen. Now, however, the Cassini spacecraft has truly revealed the moon through the utilization of its advanced radars, cameras, and infrared technologies....   [tags: Saturn´s largest moon, cassini spacecraft]

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The Effects Of Astronauts On The Film, Starting At The Party Jim Lovell ( Tom Hanks )

- ... There was a point in the film where it felt as though Haise and Lovell gave Swigerty the cold shoulder. The reason maybe was due to the fact that he was a replacement Mattingly who was to be going instead, but unforeseen events made he stay grounded for the mission. Another reason was the uncertainty of his training. Lovell felt that Swigerty lack of training, there was a scene where Lovell expressed those concerns with the powers above, when they were in the office meeting about the measles that Mattingly was exposed to, they reassured him that Swigerty was qualified to be the replacement....   [tags: Apollo 13, Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong, Moon]

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The Tail On The Pony Stood By Discord

- ... In this state mental connection was possible so Luna tried once more such that it might explain itself. The magic was charged and upon casting it was clear, the creature 's natural barrier to foreign magic had been shattered by the elements. It would likely recover given time but for now they were able to talk. "Why did you attempt to assist in the spread of Discord 's chaos. Your punishment for your heinous actions depends on your response." It finally rose, pointing at Discord and speaking with barely contained anger, "Nat is reciprocal elyntu of Shannon." Celestia whispered to Luna, "Are you sure the spell is working properly?" Luna, believing in her handiwork, pressed, "And what is t...   [tags: Moon, Lunar phase, Debut albums, Luna Gotra]

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The Space Race

- The Space Race; a period in time, more than a two decades of space exploration. Its competitors, USA vs USSR. Its length consisting of no more than 12 years yet giving increased knowledge of flight and the sky and space above it. It consisted of more than thirty overall successful launches and through each abysmal failure brought new success. The launches increased the overall knowledge of space and brought new ideas and questions into peoples minds. Sci-Fi sprung up from the ideas that the events brought....   [tags: US vs USSR, sputnik 1, moon]

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Francis Of Assisi - " Brother Son Sister Moon"

- Francis of Assisi - " Brother Son Sister Moon" Crisis and conversion: While Francis is sick and dreaming, he has images of nature which represent the happiness and peacefulness. He also has images of war which help him understand that it isn't the greatest thing… neither is it the most honorable. Francis has many great conflicts with his father. Francis' father is very materialistic and possessive. Francis' father did not honorably earn the money, he bought the "loot" from the crusades for a small price and sold them to their rightful owners for a much higher price....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Short Story: The Sun, Colors and Light

- When the stars peek through the sky, it reminds me of us. When you came outside one day. And your eyes were at their fullest. And soon after they left. The light was soon gone as fast as it came. But then it came back. I didn't know if I could handle it. You leaving The coming back to me when you knew I really needed you. You just can’t leave like that and leave me in shreds. You can’t But you do. Because when you leave my mind leaves and when you enter the world’s sky, my mind is free. You know I’m talking about the sun,right....   [tags: creative writing, moon, sky]

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Descriptive Essay - Original Writing

- The salty sunrises that go along with Florida mornings are just a small part of the reason why I adore visiting this state so much. Waking up to the sun splashing on my face, I feel warm and stress-free throughout my entire body. When I open my eyes, I see that my previously white, cotton sheets are now tinted scarlet from the glare of the burning sun. I stretch out my sleepy bones and take in the scent of the ocean breeze that has slowly encompassed my space. I gradually get out of bed and walk a straight path to the patio of my hotel room....   [tags: Sky, Sun, Moon, Sunrise]

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Astronomy: There is Water on the Moon

- The field I am writing about is astronomy. Scientist has recently revealed secrets about the moon that had gone unanswered for billions of years. NASA sent the LUNAR CRATER observation and sensing satellite otherwise known as LCROSS to the moon on October 9th, 2009. LCROSS uncovered water in the Cabeus cater near the moons south pole. The moon has many secrets and LCROSS will aid NASA in uncovering, discovering, and decoding theses secrets. Data from other LCROSS instruments are being analyzed for additional information about the materials at the impact sight....   [tags: Astronomy, moon, ]

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The Shadow Of The Moon

- In the Shadow of the Moon is a film about the most beautiful and incredible adventure in human history. It narrates the story of 12 fortunate American men who were able to walk upon the moon surface. They were the first human beings to stand on another world. The film reveals the astronauts experiences and memories for stepping on the moon. They share their stories, feelings, toughs and joy for stepping on the moon and travel through space. The film also portrays the beautiful scenes of the earth and the moon taken from space....   [tags: Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong, Moon, Apollo program]

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The Apollo Of The Moon

- According to official U.S. Government documents, the Apollo thirteen mission to the moon was successful in landing a man on the moon and bringing them back to Earth. NASA has released various documents and footage of the event as proof that the rocket, Saturn IV, left Earth crewed by Aldrin, Collins, and Armstrong, on its course to orbit the moon and finally touchdown on the lunar surface (NASA 3). The broadcast of said event was aired live all over the world with an estimated 530 million people watching the touchdown of the lunar module (NASA 2)....   [tags: Apollo 11, Moon, Apollo program, Neil Armstrong]

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The War On The Moon

- ... The first few years of what is now known as the Intersolar War went by relatively peacefully, with hostilities being limited to semi-restrained diplomatic announcements, and far-from-restrained propaganda on both sides. However the situation turned hot one Earth day in the year 2315. An asteroid passing roughly between claimed Lunar territory and claimed Martian territory quite predictably saw mining attempts from both parties. The Martians had arrived first and had already started operations, claiming that this granted them the mining rights, but the Lunarite miners argued that since the asteroid was technically closer to official Lunar territory, they were guaranteed the rights....   [tags: Mars, Earth, Moon, World War II]

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Description Of A Suitable Bridge Design

- Abstract: This report is an analysis of a suitable bridge design to span across a 300mm gap while also being able to support maximum load. Introduction: This report will investigate different bridge designs, from the gathered information a pasta bridge will be constructed replicating the bridge that: 1) Holds sufficient weight 2) Is economically viable 3) Has pleasing aesthetics The bridge must have enough deck room to accommodate a matchbox car. The bridge design that seems most appropriate will be scaled and down and constructed than tested....   [tags: Bridge, Bridges, Moon bridge, Arch]

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The Day the World Turned Upside Down: Galileo and Paradise Lost

- After two-thousand years of Western science making excuses for the problems of a geocentric model of the universe, Galileo finally did the unthinkable; he declared that the sun did not orbit the earth. This not only invalidated almost everything astronomers of the time held true, but it threw into question humanity’s place in God’s plan. If he had not put us at the center of the universe, did that mean he did not value us as much as we had previously thought. This revelation of a heliocentric universe threw astronomers’ world out of the nice, orderly spheres of the Ptolemaic system, and into a random and chaotic existence, without as much clear proof of a divine plan....   [tags: evil, religion, intellectualism]

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The Effect of the Moon Landing on America

- The year before the moon landing, 1968, was one of the most violent and bitter years for American citizens. From the war in Vietnam to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Americans had begun to lose faith in their divided nation. With the activist riots in Chicago over preventing the election of Lyndon B. Johnson’s Vice-President, Hubert Humphrey, America was filled social unrest until the next year. In 1969, the uplifting broadcast of Neil Armstrong landing safely on the moon had given confirmation that America could still rise from the distress and achieve greatness....   [tags: moon, john f kennedy]

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Effects of the Moon Walk

- Effects of the Moon Walk On July 21, 1969 three men impacted the world in a big way. Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin were not the first men to travel in space but they were the first to walk on the moon. Eight years previously, President John F. Kennedy made a speech to the people of the United States that it should be a national goal to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade. During the Cold War the United States and the Soviet Union were a “who’s bigger and better” contest with each other and space exploration was a part of that....   [tags: moon landing, connection, people]

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The Dark Side of the Moon Landing

- The Dark Side of the Moon Landing The Final Frontier In 1969, The United States successfully sent the first manned mission to the moon. It was a long time coming, a product of the Cold War’s Space Race. The Cold War began in 1947, between the Soviet Union and the United States. There was no actual fighting in the Cold War, just political conflict, military coalitions, and numerous competitions of brain rather than brawn. Among these competitions is the most famous Space Race. Although the Cold War commenced in 1947, the Space Race did not begin until 1955....   [tags: NASA, Moon Landing, United States]

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A Man Walked On The Moon

- A man walked on the moon. This is a common fact that every child in America has been taught to since and early age. In science class, it is explained to be a great moment in exploration and technology. In History class, it is explained to be a great moment in the Space Race. It is still a considered a moment of great patriotism that people can remember where they were, what they were wearing, and the first thing they did after watching a the first man stepped foot on the moon and uttered one of the most famous quotes in American history....   [tags: Apollo 11, Moon, NASA, Neil Armstrong]

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Apollo 11 And The Moon Landing

- Apollo 11 and the Moon Landing Luke Huffman APUSH Period 6 May 8, 2016 Apollo 11 's flight is one of the most significant achievements in history, not only for the United States of America but the world. Apollo 11 would make history by having a man land and walk on the moon. The United States was involved in a competition to be the first nation to send a man into space with the Soviet Union. After the Soviets first accomplished that, it became apparent that the primary goal of the "Space Race" would be to land a man on the moon first....   [tags: Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong, Apollo program, Moon]

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The Faux Moon Landing Theory

- ... on an ESTAR polyester film base…” and had a melting point of four hundred ninety degrees Fahrenheit, a temperature which it was never exposed to due to the lack of atmosphere on the moon (“Moon Hoax Debate”). As for the pictures themselves, the astronauts took thousands of them, most of which were awful. The ones that were shown to the public were the few good ones they managed to take. To disprove the lighting theory, a company called Nvidia created a digital rendering of the situation which shows that the light came from Neil Armstrong’s suit while he took the picture (history.com)....   [tags: Apollo 11, Moon, Neil Armstrong, NASA]

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History of Down's Syndrome

- Down’s Syndrome is named after John Langdon Down, a British doctor who first studied and described the mental disorder. He discovered the disorder in Surrey, England while working at an asylum for children with mental retardation. He called people with this disorder Mongoloids because of the physical similarities of citizens from Mongolia compared to those affected by Down’s Syndrome. Later, the term “Mongoloid” was dropped and named after John Down when Jerome Lejeune, a French geneticist who tested children with these similar physical characteristics of Mongolians, found that 97% of those tested had an extra chromosome-21, with a total of 47 chromosomes....   [tags: Down's Syndrome]

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The Prevalence And The Epidemiology Of Down Syndrome

- ... This type of Down syndrome, which accounts for 95% of all cases is called trisomy 21(Ghosh, Hong, Feingold, Ghosh, Ghosh, Bhaumik & Dey, 2011). In translocation, the number of chromosomes stays the same (46), but an additional full or partial copy of chromosome 21 attaches to another chromosome, usually chromosome 14. This type of Down syndrome accounts for 4% of all cases (Ghosh, Hong, Feingold, Ghosh, Ghosh, Bhaumik & Dey, 2011). Mosaicism (mosaic Down syndrome) occurs when there is a mixture of two types of cells, some containing 46 chromosomes and some containing 47....   [tags: Down syndrome, Chromosomal translocation]

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