The Elements Essays

  • Plutonium Dangerous Element

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    In this paper, is the basic information of the dangerous element; plutonium (Pu). Plutonium is a very fascinating element on the periodic table. It is fascinating regarding its toxic potency and involvement in weapons. Which is why I am choosing to do a paper on this element, people need to realize both how dangerous it is, what it is, how it came to be, and what it can do. Plutonium is in the transitional metals section of the periodic table. Plutonium has the atomic number 94 and a molar mass

  • Chemistry: The Element Silicon

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    THE ELEMENT SILICON. The element silicon was named after the latin word for hard stone or flint (silex). It is considered to be the seventh most abundant element in the universe and the second most abundant on the earth, (27.7%) after oxygen. Being a stable tetrahedral, the element is chemically considered to be highly versatile or reactive. Silicon is a tetravelant metalloid of atomic number 14, the element posses the properties of both metals and non-metals. Its chemical symbol is Si and it has

  • Thallium: Metallic Chemical Elements

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    Metallic chemical element chemically active, soft white color, symbol Cs, is located in the first group of the periodic table which means that he belongs to a group of alkaline elements. Atomic number 55 and atomic weight 132.905, the melting point of 28.4 degrees Celsius and a boiling point of 671 degrees Celsius and density of 1.87 g / cm 3. Cesium was discovered in 1860 by the German chemist Robert Bunsen, German physicist Gustav Kirchoff during the use of the spectroscope when they analyzed the

  • Rare Earth Elements Research Paper

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    lanthanide elements. The first element in row 6 is lanthanum which is where the lanthanide group got its name. The word "rare” can make you think that the world is lacking these elements but the elements are in fact relatively abundant in the Earth's crust but in limited, insufficient amounts. The rare earth elements group got their name because at their initial discovery only tiny pieces of these metals could be separated from greater quantities of more common elements. rare earth elements tend to

  • Joseph Black: Why Magnesium Is A Chemical Element?

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    Magnesium is a chemical element with the symbol “Mg”. Magnesium is a shiny gray solid. The atomic number is 12 and it’s atomic mass is 24.305. Joseph Black a Scottish physician and chemist recognized magnesium as an element in 1755 but it was isolated by Sir Humphry Davy in 1808 (Periodic Table). High magnesium can be found in foods including nuts, fish, beans, avocados, yogurt, bananas, dried fruit, dark chocolate, and more. In Magnesium there are 12 electrons, 12 neutrons, and 12 protons. It’s

  • To Kill A Mockingbird Thesis Statement

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    literary classic because it has universal themes, it is forever lasting, and it teaches about the past. In order for literature to be considered "classic" it must contain several elements. One of those important elements is that it needs to be universal. To Kill a Mockingbird contains these universal elements such as: hardship, struggle, doubt, death, friendship, courage and hope. In “What Makes a Classic Novel a Classic?”, the author, Italo Calvino says that universal themes "can be representative

  • In Gathering Blue

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    “The threads began to sing to her. Not a song of words of tones, but a pulsing, a quivering in her hands as if they had life. For the first time, her fingers did not direct the threads, but followed where they led” (45). This was said about Kira, the main character in the book Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry. Kira is a threader seems to have a magical talent when it comes to threading. It is almost like her fingers know what to do, even though her brain doesn’t quite know what they are doing. While

  • Baruch Spinoza's Substance Monism Analysis

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    Arguing his terms and ideas as unclear and vague will prove this theory weak in the sense that Spinoza isn’t entirely confident on what substance and the other elements are. By being general, Spinoza leaves room for ‘error’ and this can be considered cowardice. Empiricist John Locke targets this reliance of innate ideas as one that rationalist, like Spinoza when using to explain substance. In his work, An Essay

  • How Does Poe Use Symbolism In The Masque Of The Red Death

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    People have always tried to avoid death, but they cannot. In Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Masque of the Red Death” the characters are trying to avoid the Red Death, but they fail. Every hour an ebony clock chimes indicating that life is passing and death is close. People begin to die every minute once the Red Death enters. This story of death works out, because Edgar Allen Poe gives good use to author’s craft. Edgar Allen Poe uses imagery, symbolism, and setting to create an effective story. In the

  • Giogio Morandi Still Life Art Analysis

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    Furthermore, compostition which is the arrangement and placement of the objects in art in order to create a meaning for the art piece. The way most of Morandi’s still life art pieces are either drawn from the perspective of looking from above or from the front. But the Natura Morta 1953 is drawn from the front and a little of the above perspective, which also enables us to see the shade on the objects from the top and tell which of the objects has a lid and which one doesn’t. Like the sup/bowl and

  • Mary Maloney In Roald Dahl's The Lamb To The Slaughter

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    Always take caution in dangerous times because not everything is what it seems. The person you trust most might be the enemy. In “The Lamb to the Slaughter” by Roald Dahl, Mary Maloney becomes fazed when her husband tells her he is going to leave her and their unborn child behind. And so, Mary decides to murder him with a frozen leg of lamb. However, now Mary must deal with the repercussions and cover up the murder. But, the cops are quickly deceived by Mary’s victim act. When analyzing Mary, we

  • Cabaret Analysis

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    On Saturday, November 11, I attended a performance of Cabaret at Dutchess Community College. This musical is set in Berlin, 1931 Germany pre World War I as the Nazis are rising to power. It takes place in a nightclub, the Kit Kat Klub and revolves around an American writer named Cliff Bradshaw and his relationship with an English cabaret performer, Sally Bowles. The cast features six major characters: Sally Bowles, the headlining British singer at the Kit Kat Klub, the Emcee, or the Master of Ceremonies

  • Multiple Themes In Richard Connell's The Most Dangerous Game

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    Shockingly, Zaroff had a "trophy" room full of heads. Richard Connell wrote, "The Most Dangerous Game." Throughout the story Connell develops multiple themes about hunters and hunted. This story shows how there can be hunters and hunted or there cannot be any. Rainsford, who is one of the main characters, gets in a shipwreck around a mysterious island. "The Most Dangerous Game" focuses on both themes of there are hunters and the hunted, or there are no hunters and the hunted. Rainsford makes the

  • Maloney In Roald Dahl's The Lamb To The Slaughter

    765 Words  | 4 Pages

    Always take caution in dangerous times because not everything is what it seems. The person you trust most might be the enemy. In “The Lamb to the Slaughter” by Roald Dahl, Mary Maloney becomes fazed when her husband tells her he is going to leave her and their unborn child behind. And so, Mary decides to murder him with a frozen leg of lamb. However, now Mary must deal with the repercussions and cover up the murder. But, the cops are quickly deceived by Mary’s victim act. When analyzing Mary, we

  • The Vanishing Point In Space Odyssey

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    There are a lot more scenes showing a vanishing point. Another example is the spaceship’s entrance. Although it is a bit difficult so see, the light from the wall makes the edges of the tunnel slightly visible (Figure 36). These edges create a vanishing point in the center of the frame. The object of interest – the glowing wall – is focused. This central perspective is also used when Louise and Ian are in the decontamination chamber (Figure 40). The guiding lines are generated by the ceiling (that

  • Salty Water In William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

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    Twelfth Night is a story of loss, tragedy, and love that is masquerading as a romantic comedy of sorts a perfect example of Shakespeare’s true talents of expressing deep metaphor in very interesting ways. This is a play about the ocean deep, salty, unpredictable, rough and difficult to navigate but after enough time and understanding, you can see the beauty in the deep blue water. The salty water seems very basic and easy to understand but upon closer inspection, you can see the true depth and complexity

  • Analysis Of Moser-Wellman's Five Face Creativity

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    used. “Alchemist” has the power to connect domain. Although dancing and traffic light is common things among people, no one have though of connecting them together before. Smart used the face of “Alchemist”, mixing traffic light with the dancing element, and create this new product. Conclusion

  • Change In Erdrich's The Red Convertible

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    The growth of a person can take place through changes that occur within or around their lives. For example, in “The Red Convertible,” Erdrich’s character Lyman is a prime example of growing through change. The change from carefree to serious is triggered through his experience of assisting his brother, Henry’s, psychological transformation after returning from the Vietnam War as a Prisoner of War. Lyman exemplified growth through his attempt to learn how to react to/help his brother. Prior to Henry

  • Lloyd's Diary Journal Analysis

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    worked! Unfortunately it’s too cold, any water that touches it freezes. Is there a way to make it so that the Ice element to be weaker? and if so can I also adjust the healing abilities of the crystal? Let 's see... The healing element should make it to where the water will not freeze, and the wood element should make it to where both the effects of the healing element and the ice element will spread to nearby substances but it will only work as long as it is in ice form. How will this affect the

  • Elements Of Gothic Elements In Frankenstein

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    instance, the horrible atmosphere, the existence of supernatural, the contradictions of characters, the complicated conflicts of morality and evilness. Chapter 2 The Fundamental Tone of the Gothic Elements in Frankenstein-- The Gothic Aesthetics The reflection of the gothic elements in the novel is mainly circled with the tone of gothic aesthetics. Gothic aesthetics was raised by Edmund Burke, referring to beauty of negative, gloom and even dark characteristics. Based on it, the individuals