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  • The Sun and Its Features

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    electrically charged ions and electrons on the sun, and if it didn't exist, the sun would be a much more boring star. The 11-year cycle of the sun's magnetic field accounts for many of the cool features of the sun: sunspots, solar flares, and aurora borealis. At the beginning of the cycle, the magnetic field is weak and there are very few sunspots; later, at the peak of the cycle, the magnetic field is strong, and there are many sunspots. Sunspots are relatively cool areas that appear as dark patches

  • The Mysterious Night

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    During this specific night, an army of mysterious, murky clouds seized control of divine sky, devouring the sun. Favored by the troops, the moon, displaying its glorious luminescence upon a shadowy city, wins a triumphant victory over the sun. A ferocious leader of the army activates the withdrawal then leads dedicated soldiers to west as if they are tracking down a wild dog. On the other hand, the city transmits its vivid and righteous illuminations back to the sky to let people in the “second floor”

  • John Dalton Biography

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    - of meteorological observations recording the changeable climate of the lake district in which he lived. He then became interested in preparing collections of botanical and insect species. Stimulated by a spectacular aurora display in 1788, he began observations about aurora phenomena - luminous, sometimes coloured displays in the sky caused by electrical disturbances in the atmosphere. His writin... ... middle of paper ... ..., keeping his dress and manners consistent with his Quaker

  • Comparison Between Deja Vu And The Movie Frequency

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    The films Frequency and Déjà vu, each require characters to travel through time to solve a mystery. Frequency was released by New Line Cinema, directed by Gregory Hoblit, is set in Brooklyn, New York in the 20th and 21th century in the future. Déjà vu was produced by a company called Touchstone Pictures, it was directed by Tony Scott, and released November 22, 2006. Even though the movies were six years apart they had different and similar qualities. The movie Frequency is about a father and son

  • Solar Storms

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    Solar Storms Storms in space could have a devastating effect on our society. Solar storms are a result of solar flares and are electromagnetic in nature. They are capable of causing power outages and halting all types of communication, including; electronic pagers; radio and television broadcasts; credit card transactions; military communications; etc. Solar flares are cyclical, usually over a period of eleven years. There are three basic stages to a solar flare. The first stage is the precursor

  • Chemistry In Astronomy

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    Our knowledge of chemistry, and the many ways that it surrounds us has helped us better understand the world we live in and the ways in which we can use chemistry to better our world, and improve our exploration of it. Chemistry in Astronomy: Although it may not seem like there is much use of chemistry in the world of astronomy, knowing that everything is made of the elements in one form or another, astronomy must have some use of chemicals, and surprisingly there are many. For starters what powers

  • Icon Attractions in Alaska

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    Icon Attractions in Alaska There are numerous attractions within the State of Alaska that can be considered Icon Attractions. Statistics have shown that tourists come to Alaska to experience the majestic beauty of its mountains, glaciers and wilderness. They come to witness the phenomenon of the Northern Lights creating amazing patterns across the sky or the Midnight Sun and the spectacular twilights it creates. People want to understand the history, traditions and cultural differences of the

  • Space Weather Affecting The Earth

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    'I saw dancing lights in the sky, spiking straight up starting around a few hundred feet off the ground. They waved a bit like curtains’-Mike Taylor. The Aurora Borealis is a display of solar flares that collide with the earth's atmosphere and cause a phenomenal light show, but do the impact of the solar flares affect the earth in any way? If so, is it a positive or negative reaction? Solar flares are also known as space weather. It is said in many research papers that space weather has a long term

  • The Swarovski Crystals and the Swarovski Brand

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    technology, he opened a factory in Austria. Swarovski rhinestones, or crystals, are over 30 percent lead, giving them extraordinary brilliance. The crystals also get coated with metallic chemical layers, creating a dazzling sheen. Coatings include are aurora borealis, crystal transmission, dorado, volcano and aurum. The Swarovski brand continuously develops different types and colors of crystals. Rhinestones come in flat-back, heat applied, sewn-on and new shades of violet and rose. Sewn-on rhinestones can

  • The Sun

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    A star is an orb made up of hydrogen and helium. Stars are formed when a gravitational disturbance, such as galaxies colliding or a supernova explosion, causes molecular gas clouds to collapse. The concentration of gases generates heat and momentum from particle movement in the cloud produces a spinning effect. After approximately one hundred million years, core temperature and pressure reach levels that are sufficient to ignite nuclear fusion, which is what defines a star. A star’s properties