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  • Wilhelm Rontgen and the Nobel Prize Essay

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    Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen was born on March 27, 1845 in Lennep, Prussia; which is now Remscheid, Germany. His family moved to Apeldoorn in the Netherlands, where we went to Institute of Martinus Herman van Doorn, a boarding school. He did not show any special aptitude, but he had a fascination with nature and loved roaming the countryside and walking through forests. Later he attended a technical school in Utrecht, but unfortunately was unfairly expelled for allegedly drawing a rude caricature of one

  • The History of the X-Rays Essay

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    During the cold winter of 1895, a German scientist by the name of Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen was working with a cathode-ray tube when he noticed nearby crystals were glowing. When Roentgen reached for the crystals he was amazed when the shadow cast on the crystal was not of his whole hand, but just his bones. Roentgen covered the tube with heavy black paper and saw that the crystals still glowed and the shadow of his hand bones still shown through, he then determined that a new ray was being emitted

  • Air To Bread Machine Analysis

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    atomic bombs; the people who chose to use the science in that manner are the ones responsible. 5. Who was Sir William Crookes and what did he contribute to the urgency of producing ammonia, NH3 from nitrogen in the air? Sir William Crookes became president of the British Academy of Sciences in 1898. Crookes invented the Crookes tube, a precursor to cathode ray tubes and he is credited with discovering the element thallium. When he was appointed president of the Academy, he gave a speech in

  • The Effects Of Pollution On A Natural Environment

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    twelve test tubes total were used; four of them were the control tubes, which had no algae solution contents. The reason for not adding algae is that the control tubes solutions are meant to be the starting point for comparison that has to stay the same throughout the length of the experiment. They are used to set up the blanks on the spectrophotometer (instrument used to measure the amount of light at a specific wavelength) for each of the remaining eight tube solutions. Each time a tube is read by

  • Social Learning With Chimpanzees And Other Animals

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    Learning by observation is a type of learning in which an individual observes the behavior of others, sees the consequences of the behaviors, and then attempts to carry out the same behavior. Social learning is based on the standards of classical and operant conditioning and observational learning. It is a commonly shared belief that people have an instinctive ability to imitate the behavior of others. However, this ability is not unique to humans. Animals have also showed evidence of being able

  • Ankistodemus: Fresh Water Pollution

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    suited for the pure Ankistrodesmus use a blank with the blank provided after each wavelength measured. Once the perfect wavelength is found started the Day 0 measurements, then Day 14, and Day 21. After each measure store tubes in rack under a heat source with tops on the tube

  • Class Observation Report

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    Observation: Last week, a ball dispenser was out for the children to play with. It was on the top of the shelf and “Child A” was trying to reach for it. “Do you want the ball dispenser ‘Child A’?”, I said. I took it from the shelf and put it on the floor; “Child A” sat down. I pressed the switch and the ball came out from the ball dispenser. He smiled and I said, “Oh! There it is!” as the ball rolled on the floor. He stood up walked towards the ball and picked it up. He walked back and put the ball

  • Separation of a Carboxylic Acid, a Phenol, and a Neutral Substance

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    melting points. Procedure: Extraction of Carboxylic Acid A pre-weighed (0.315g) mixture of Carboxylic acid, a phenol, and neutral substance was placed into a reaction tube (tube 1). tert-Butyl methyl ether (2ml) was added to the tube and the solid mixture was dissolved. Next, 1 ml of saturated NaHCO3 solution was added to the tube and the contents were mixed separating the contents into three layers. Once this was completed

  • Summary Of Succinate Dehydrogenase Activity Of Mitochondria

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    Succinate Dehydrogenase Activity of Mitochondria Student Name: Lolwa Alfouzan SMU Id Number: A00423662 Date:16, November 2017 Lab time: 2:30-5:29 Biol2321(cell biology) Lab Section:(01) Lab (7) Full lab report INTRODUCTION: Mitochondrion produces the energy that cell needs by breaking down sugars, fatty acids and amino acids to CO2 and H2O. In this process, which is called cellular respiration, the chemical energy in sugar, fatty acid and amino acid molecules is captured as ATP. Krebs

  • Descriptive Essay

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    those in charge on an interminable pathway. The waves are wild horses, rearing up before crashing down onto the river, pounding the rocks with their stainless-steel hooves. After finally reaching to the peak of the starting point, the doughnut-like tube emerges itself in the arctic water. The sunshine that was so powerful just seconds ago is faint. Your legs thrashing against the freezing water that steals warmth from every part of your skin. Sitting in a circular hole waiting for the adventure to