Samples "Science"

Science

Sir James Chadwick discovered the neutron in 1932 by performing experiments at Cambridge’s Cavendish laboratory. Rutherford theorized that the nucleus of atoms contained positively charged protons and some neutrally charged particles. At the start of his career as a student and a scholar Chadwick was assigned, by Rutherford, the project...

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One of the types of nuclear reactors is the pressurized water reactor, abbreviated as PWR. The PWR were initially produced by Westinghouse Bettis power laboratory, and were intended for use in military ships (Stacey, 2007), and then for the commercial applications of the company’s nuclear power division. The plants were...

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Nuclear waste disposal has been a critical issue for discussion in the United States due to political influence. Currently, the US has spent fuel in 76 stations ponds and stores that totals to 79,000 tonnes located in these cooling ponds and the secured dry stores that are well spread all...

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News of disasters like the 2011 nuclear meltdown at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi power plant reminds us not only of the negative consequences accompanying uses of nuclear energy but also the potentially grave environmental problems that may negatively affect peoples’ way of life. The negative consequences are exemplified by the numerous...

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Earthquakes can be one of Mother Nature’s most deadly devices, as they are both unpredictable and lethal in many cases. In the last decade alone, several earthquakes have brought havoc and destruction to countries around the world. Earthquakes occur based on two primary reasons, and have resulted in several deadly...

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Dear Students,I want to invite all of you to read the recent article by Dr. Minos Talgia that was published recently in The New Yorker. I attach the article to this email. Talgia’s primary purpose is to lodge a protest at the way that the practice of science has changed—she...

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In her TED talk, Rosie King, an autistic girl in her late teens, discusses how she effectively manages her life with autism. First of all, Rosie describes what is occurring on her mind as she says that she’s got thousands of various secret words all going on at the same...

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Since the advent of the Scientific Revolution, researchers, particularly in the western world have believed so much in the scientific progress as opposed to any other. This has seen them regard the scientific leaders and scientific assumptions in high esteem than their contemporaries in the other sectors of the society...

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The Los Angeles mayor’s race is one of the most important local races in the entire nation. It presents the opportunity for an individual to control policy for one of the biggest cities in the country with one of the biggest budgets in the country. Mayorships in cities like Los...

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