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    Lord Kelvin (1824 - 1907) William Thomson (later Lord Kelvin) was born June 26, 1824 in Belfast, Ireland, and was part of a large family whose mother died when he was six. His father taught Kelvin and his brothers mathematics to a level beyond that of university courses of the time. Kelvin was somewhat of a genius, and had his first papers published in 1840. These papers contained an argument defending the work of Fourier (Fourier transforms), which at the time was being heavily criticized by

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    Lord Kelvin, or William Thomson

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    Lord Kelvin, or William Thomson, was destined for greatness at birth. He was born June 26, 1824 in Belfast, Ireland. His father was a prestigious mathematics professor at Glasgow University and his brother later became a professor of engineering (Webster 2). Both William Thomson and his older brother, James, were homeschooled by their father, also named James Thomson, in their early years. Their father encouraged them to discover and pursue all academic possibilities. While living on campus at Glasgow

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    Magnets

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    Diamagnetics was discovered by Michael Faraday in 1846, but no one at the time thought that it could lead to any appreciable effects. William Thomson (Lord Kelvin), referring to levitation as the problem of "Mohamet’s coffin," had this to say: "It will obably be impossible ever to observe this phenomenon, on account of the difficulty of getting a magnet strong enough, and a diamagnetic substance sufficiently light, as the [magnetic] forces are excessively feeble." Fields strong enough to lift diamagnetic

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    Quantitative Research

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    1904 appears to be fairly innocent and direct, it staked an important philosophical position that has persisted in social science research throughout most to this century." (Custer, 1996, p. 3). In 1927, William F. Ogburn successfully lobbied to have Lord Kelvin’s motto: "When you cannot measure, your knowledge is meager and unsatisfactory" prominently and permanently carved onto the face of the University of Chicago’s social science research building." In this decade, however, the competing paradigms

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    Investigating the Effect of Temperature on the Volume of a Gas Aim: To investigate the effect of temperature on the volume of a gas, given that the pressure acting on the gas is fixed. Hypothesis: According to CharlesÂ’s Law, the volume of a given amount of gas is directly proportional to the absolute temperature when the pressure is constant. Thus, it is expected that as the temperature of the gas increases, its volume will increase also at a constant rate. When the temperature is increased

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    James Prescott Joule

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    composed of atoms." Lord Kelvin James Joule worked with Lord Kelvin on experiments, which later became know as the Joule-Thomson Effect: Lord Kelvin was a well known Mathematical Physicist. The well known "Lord Kelvin" born as William Thomson, June 26 in 1824 and later died December 17 in 1907. William Thomson later became the 1st Baron Kelvin, he was known as "Lord Kelvin." Lord Kelvin is most recognized for his work in thermodynamics and Kelvin temperature scale.

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    Exponential Decay in Reality [IMAGE] Instructions to operate * Kettle to the boil * Pour 500ml of water in cup (plastic) * Place thermometer in water * Take temperature every minute for the 1st 30 mins and then every 5mins for the next 30 min and then every 10 mins until it is back to room temperature. * Experiment conducted 3 x (results averaged) * Used the exact same equipment for each experiment (water type, container, thermometer, kettle) [IMAGE] My apparatus

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    Thomson

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    William Thomson also known as “Lord Kelvin,” was a very influential British physicist in the world of science. His creations and accomplishments brought the modern world to realize many ideas that later on was expanded and developed. He was born on June 26, 1824 in Belfast. While being involved in the scientific field, it made him to be acknowledged as one of many influential British inventors and scientists. He invented around fifty devices, wrote hundreds of scientific papers, and was the one

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    How Shakespeare Portrays the Relationship between Richard and Buckingham in Richard the Third by William Shakespeare Shakespeare develops and changes the relationship between Richard and Buckingham throughout the play. We see that Richard and Buckingham are total opposites when they first meet, but it all starts to change when Buckingham meets Richard and he starts to change. Shakespeare opens the play with Richards’s soliloquy. He says the civil war has ended and the new crowned king is

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    Tales by the Fire

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    From the hilltop we could see the returning forces of lord Albrecht. He was the Governor of the frontier lands East of Luna-Mar. His forces had been battling a raging gang of frontiersmen rebelling – because the Lord had cut off the flow of wine, beer and spirits. The gang had grown into an angry mob of sober drunkards. Quickly, they turned into rebellious brother-hood; gathering strength each day they went unchallenged. Finally the lord had to much. He ordered his calvary and armored knights

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    European feudalism was based on contract and Japanese feudalism was based on personal relationship with the lord and vassal. This helps prove that the differences between European and Japanese feudalism made limited government more likely to develop in the West because a contract limits what the lords and vassals could do. William, the king of English, said, “I command you [the vassal] to summon all those who are under your charge......and bring ready with you those five knights that you owe me[

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    true and fake virtues that compose or destroy a knight or lord. An ideal knight or lord encompasses all chivalrous qualities: altruism, generosity and respect. Such qualities are important for boosting morale of the respected army and country. However when standards are not met by knights or lords and a disregard of important lordly and knightly qualities is present then personal downfall is inevitable. According to the poet, an ideal lord is defined as being totally selfless and faithful toward

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    serve their lord. A knight’s career is chosen for him, his wife is chosen for him and the land that his family lives on could be taken from him without a moment’s notice. Each of the knight's actions was for the glory and honor of the lord (not lord meaning God but lord meaning the lord of the land). Even though knights were essentially servants, they put forth great effort in their servitude through battle, guarding castles, entering tournaments, and upholding the ideals of his lord through brute

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    Matewan: A 20th-century Form of Feudalism Matewan, in which the action takes place in the 1920s in West Virginia, gives a clear and realistic picture of the economical situation of the given place and time. This has been a purpose and an idea which the director of the film, John Sales, has paid a particular attention to. The film elucidates a 20th-century conflict between two economical systems: feudalism and capitalism, with feudalism clearly dominating the economical status of the small town

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    before noblemen the origin of this tree: there was maple and oak and the hard yew 10 and the dark holly: All together [they] were useful to the L(l)ord; All have one name, gallows; that often warded off (received) a weapon for its liege lord, a treasure in the hall, a gold-hilted sword. Now show me the answer 15 of this song, he who presumes to say in words how the wood is called. Most of the riddles contained in the Exeter Book have been answered to the satisfaction of

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    Finding Jesus in The Wanderer

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    being exiled, men were forced to travel the barren world alone in hopes of finding a new lord under whom they could serve. From this point on, melancholy and loneliness stood as the emotional basis on which every thought and dream was based. Until successfully locating a new mead hall and fellow companions, these loners were forced to look to themselves for comfort, or if they were lucky enough to realize it, the Lord. Not every exiled kinsmen was spiritual enough to grasp the realization that Christ

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    Imagery in Despair

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    fate reinforced by the metaphor of the galley at sea. The metaphor of the ship's lord being the master of the speaker and decider of fate gives the speaker an object toward which to project his sorrow. There are multiple points where the speaker blames this problem he has on the lord of his galley, that he Hath done the wearied cords great hindrance, Wreathed with error and eke with ignorance. This lord depicted is cruel, is incompetent, and has ruined the cords of th... ... middle

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    From Lord of the Flies, there were many things like Conch and Fire that symbolized something. One of the most important symbols was the Conch. The Conch, which is a big shell that can be seen at the beach symbolizes many things in the Lord of the Flies. The Conch represents power because it once was able to control the boys with it, and it also symbolizes democracy because of anyone who has their ideas and can speak their thoughts. The Conch represents unity because it was used to call an assembly

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    called them LINK JOKERs. In order to fight them we created the only thing that can cut through the darkness plaguing our world, Vanguards. I recently joined the liberation front in order to help fight the Link Jokers, and one type in particular Nebula Lords. So I now find myself aboard the Golden Liberator an airship part of the liberation front. “Drake…….Drake!” Someone shouted, arousing me from my sleep. I stared blankly as the, at first, blurry figure became clear. It was Naomi staring daggers at me

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    All of the villages had one large farm where all villagers shared as grazing land for their animals. The village also included church land (glebe), the lords hunting forest, and meadows where hay was grown. A farmer usually had two crops; a spring and an autumn crop. The spring usually consisting of barley, vetches, oats, peas and beans, while fall was usually just wheat and rye. Each seed was used in way. The rye and wheat, besides being sold for cash, was used for bread. The barley was used

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