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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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    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 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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