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    it comes to the myth of Perseus and Andromeda, it is something that cannot be questioned nor defeated. It pertains to the legend of two strangers, who come across one another by coincidence, when Andromeda, a beautiful princess, sees herself in trouble, and Perseus, son of Zeus, intertwines with her magnificent looks, and helps in her liberation. The love and affection they mutually have towards one another, can be depicted in the painting “Perseus and Andromeda”, painted in 1891 by

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    The Andromeda Galaxy

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    The Andromeda is part of the Local Group of galaxies. The Andromeda galaxy is the closest full size galaxy to the Milky Way. The Andromeda Galaxy is about four times bigger than the moon in the sky. Andromeda contains around one trillion stars. The Andromeda Galaxy is also the only galaxy noticeable to the naked eye in the Northern Hemisphere. The Andromeda Galaxy is the Milky Way's larget galactic acquaintance and is on course for a collision in the fututre. It is believe that the Milky Way Galaxy

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    When one looks up into the vast night sky of the northern hemisphere, it is likely they will see the constellations of Perseus, Andromeda, Cassiopeia. As like most other constellations, these figurations of stars tell a story of heroism and myth. In ancient society, the myth taught people to tame their egos, lest they be punished by the gods. The legend was Greek, however, a Roman poet named Publius Ovidius Naso (or Ovid) mentioned the tale in his poem, “Metamorphoses”. The history, the story, and

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    The Andromeda Strain

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    In the book, The Andromeda Strain there is a problem that faces mankind. This problem is a strange virus that comes to Earth from an unmanned satellite, which was in space. This satellite crashes into a small town in Arizona, which has a population of 38 people. When this satellite crashes into the Earth, it kills everyone, except for an old man and a two-month old baby. There are two scientists who have the job of going to the crash site and gathering up the remains from the satellite. While the

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    Critical Review of the Andromeda Strain Imagine walking into a town that normally populates 48 vivacious residents, and discovering 46 non-moving non-living bodies. There are no guns, no bombs, and no visible pre-manufactured weapons of any sort. A few minutes later death strikes, observations can no longer be made, and a black curtain falls. This is what happened to two Army recovery personnel in the town of Piedmont, Arizona (population 48). They set off to retrieve SCOOP VII, a military

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    Michael Crichton’s: The Andromeda Strain

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    The Andromeda Strain, by Michael Crichton, is a science fiction novel about the struggle of mankind’s intelligence, and the dangers it may pose. The author has an extensive background in medicine and the sciences, which are incorporated into his writing and film production. This novel is noted for the use of literary devices, theme, and writing style, which will be covered in this paper. BIOGRAPHY Michael Crichton was born October 23, 1942, in Chicago, Illinois. Michael attended college at Harvard

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    The Andromeda Strain: A Critical Analysis In 1969 Michael Crichton wrote The Andromeda Strain, a book that would forever expand the limits of a science fiction novel. Although written in 1969, it deals with very current issues facing the modern day boilogical and even political realm. Technically a science fiction novel, the meticulously crafted plot is so intertwined with actual science and technology that some have catagorized it as "science fact." It is this realistic overtone that gives

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    The Andromeda Galaxy and Her Brightest Star

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    The Andromeda galaxy can be found to the north of the constellation bearing its name and appears as a “long, hazy patch” (Redd, 2012) in the sky with a visible fuzzy patch of stars stretching about “as long as the width of the full moon, half as wide and six times that length in fullness. This galaxy contains a concentrated bulge of matter in the middle, surrounded by a disk of gas, dust, and stars 260,000 light-years long, more than 2.5 times as long as the Milky Way” (Redd, 2012) containing approximately

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    With that being said, another similarity is that of the sea monster and Andromeda. After angering the gods, Poseidon flooded Andromeda’s kingdom and released a sea monster that could only be stopped if Andromeda herself was sacrificed to the monster. Perseus, however, frees Andromeda and stops the sea monster, killing it using Hermes’ scimitar. The same is true in Clash of the Titans; however, instead of using a scimitar, Perseus

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    MYTHOLOGY The constellation Cepheus is named after the Ethiopian King Cepheus. This is why the constellation is also referred to as the King. Cepheus was married to Cassiopeia. Together, they had a daughter named Andromeda. The myth states: Cassiopeia claimed she and her daughter, Andromeda, were more beautiful than the sea nymphs, the ...

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    (Nymphs:Wikipedia). During a storm, Cassiopeia washed up on the beach near the castle in Aethiopia where she was seen by King Cepheus. Cepheus instantly fell in love with her and they were married a short time later. Following this, they had a daughter named Andromeda (Cassiopeia 2). Poseidon’s Wrath Cassiopeia’s was all consumed with her beauty as well as her daughters. One day, while brushing her hair, Cassiopeia declared that hers and

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    Perseus

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    impressive one. It is visible in August, and the Perseus constellation is its radiant point. (Perseus Champion, Perseus Constellation, Perseus He-ro) There is actually an entire family of constellations named after Perseus and his story; it includes Andromeda, Pegasus... ... middle of paper ... ...//www.sott.net/article/222912-Perseus-Constellation-Myth-Stars-Deep-Sky-Objects-Comets>. “Perseus.” Perseus. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Feb 2014. . “Perseus.” Top Astronomer. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Feb 2014

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    talks about how the lady, Andromeda, was originally engaged to Phineus, but was stolen by Perseus because he saved her from a sea monster (Giordano, 1680s). Therefore, Phineus showed up to the wedding with an “army” to attack Perseus. The painting by Ricci mentions the wedding scene, but not the events leading up to

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    Greek Gods and Myths

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    Greek Gods and Myths Andromeda is a herm pillar St. George defeats a dragon = paganism is replaced by Christianity Perseus travels to the axis mundi (which is always a narrow passageway) He attends Hippodameias marriage where he uses the gorgon head (transmutation of Athena) and changes the dinner guests into stone (herm pillars) He changes the whole nature of Mycenae of the Old Minoan tradition into the age of Zeus The meaning of Mycenae is changed to mushroom, from what it had once been

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    St. George

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    Saint George was believed to have begun at some point in the twelfth century and was continually passed down, especially in the form of song by troubadours in the fourteenth century. The story is believed to have been derived from that of Virgin Andromeda and Perseus. In Silene, Libya, there was a dragon doing his part to terrorize that portion of the country. The town of Silene had fed it the majority of their livestock in order to try and acquiesce the dragon, and had moved on to people. They

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    The Andromeda constellation is my favourite because there is nothing I do not like about it. I feel an affinity with the mythology behind the constellation and it was first noted down by my personal favourite astronomer Ptolemy. The constellation is sometimes referred to as “The Chained Woman”, “Persea” which means the wife of Perseus, or “Cepheis” meaning the daughter of Cepheus. Andromeda is the 19th biggest star constellation and can be found in the first quadrant in the northern hemisphere.

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    Andromeda Journey

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    red planet. These are pioneers who are the first in a new era of human history. But how did they get to this point? How did humanity escape their birthplace to travel among the stars? Follow the crew of the Andromeda from selection and training to their first historic steps on the moon. Andromeda is the story of how the world turned their focus towards space. As the collective space agencies of the world begin to set their sights on mars, they realize that many obstacles must be overcome in order to

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    What Astronomy Really Is

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    those people got killed. But that really did not have anything to do with astronomy, so I am not going to get into that. To me astronomy is really cool. If you have a telescope and it is a clear night you can see different constellations such as: Andromeda, Cassiopeia, Hercules, Pegasus, Perseus there are many more that is so cool. But it is even cooler to look up and see them in the sky. To do all of that you first have to be in the correct place. What you can do first is look for the north star,

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    Edwin Hubble

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    of stars within our own galaxy, the 'Milky Way' that stretches right across the sky, or whether these could be separate galaxies, or 'island universes', as big as our own galaxy but much further away. In 1924 Hubble measured the distance to the Andromeda nebula, a faint patch of light with about the same apparent diameter as the moon, and showed it was about a hundred thousand times as far away as the nearest stars. It had to be a separate galaxy, comparable in size our own Milky Way but much further

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    Information I've decided to choose the constellation, Andromeda. I've chosen constellation because I like the sound of it's name, "The Chained Woman." I know, it sounds a little dark for a teenage boy to be saying that, but it got me thinking, "I could come up with the greatest myth in the world!" Or so I hope. It has 16 stars stationed within itself. It has a couple of galaxies around it, one such named after the constellation itself, the Andromeda Galaxy. The "Blue Snowball Nebula" is found only a

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