• Sun Poisoning Skin Ultraviolet Exposure
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    Sun poisoning Sun poisoning affects 10 percent of women and three percent of men in the general population. Sun poisoning is a reaction to overexposure to the sun in areas of the skin most exposed to sunlight. Sun poisoning is a pimply, itchy eruption, which comes despite dark complexion or sunscreen protection. It is an allergy to the long waves of ultraviolet light (UVA), which ordinary sunscreens don't block, regardless of how high their SPF number is. Sunburn results when the amount of expos...
  • The Black Sun Press
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    Shelley Cox... Started in 1927 by Harry and Caresse Crosby (ne Polly Jacobs) Crosby, well-to-do young expatriates living in Paris, the Black Sun Press was created to publish its founders' maiden (though not especially maidenly) attempts at verse in beautifully bound, hand set books. Dissatisfied with two earlier volumes, the Crosby found Roger Les caret, a "master printer" whose previous works had been primarily funeral notices, to print Harry's poems in a fine edition. They were so delighted at...
  • Asteroids Meteorites The Solar System
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    Asteroids Asteroids are massive lumps of rock that orbit the Sun. They can be anything up to 1000 kilometers wide and are sometimes described as minor planets. Most asteroids in the Solar System lie in a belt - the Asteroid Belt - orbiting the Sun between Mars and Jupiter, but some are orbiting relatively nearby. These nearby asteroids are called Potentially Hazardous Asteroids or PHAs because they could collide with the Earth as gigantic meteorites. Meteorites Meteorites are bits of space debri...
  • The Sun Solar Flare
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    The Sun The sun is the largest object in the solar system. It is a middle-sized star and there are many other stars out in the universe just like it. Even though it is only a middle-sized star it is large enough to hold over 1 million Earth's inside if it were hollow. The temperature on the sun is far too much for any living thing to bear. On the surface it is 10, 000 degrees Fahrenheit and the core is a stunning 27, 000, 000 degrees Fahrenheit. But don't worry we are over 90, 000 million miles ...
  • Description Of Eclipse In The Eclipse By Virginia Woolf
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    Description of eclipse in 'The Eclipse' by 'Virginia Woolf " Virginia Woolf, English novelist, essayist, and critic has beautifully portrayed the natural phenomenon of eclipse. She has also enlightened the importance of the sun. She has narrated the essay dramatically and has regarded sun as an actor that was going to come on the stage to perform as if a drama was going on. The sky served as a stage. She has made the scene vivid and ravishing by the usage of colors, images and similes. The way s...
  • Sun Aristarchus Earth Times
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    Aristarchus lived from about the year 310 B. C. to about 230 B. C. Aristarchus was the first Greek philosopher and mathematician to make sense of the solar system. Others before him thought that the Earth is a sphere and that it moves, but he was the first to understand the heliocentric theory, which states that the sun is in the middle. In 288 or 287 B. C. he followed Theophrastus as the head of the Peripatetic School established by Aristotle. Aristarchus has only one existing book that is "On...
  • Scott Mcnealy Chairman And Ceo Of Sun Microsystems
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    Scott McNealy, Chairman and CEO, co-founded Sun Microsystems in 1982. Since the founding of Sun, the company has become one of the world leaders in computing network solutions. Thru McNealy's participative, charismatic and transformational leadership styles, Sun is sure to continue its hold in the industry. A charismatic leader is one who has a compelling vision or sense of purpose, and ability to communicate that vision in clear terms that followers can understand. They also demonstrate a consi...
  • Crystals As The Sunlight Sun Layer Cirrostratus
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    If you know where and when to look, you can treat yourself to a colourful display of, spots and pillars. These images can tell you something about the clouds overhead and possible changes in the weather. All of these images a recreated by light shining through cirrostratus clouds. These clouds occur at an altitude of 6, 000-12, 000 metre's. They appear as a thin sheet or layer (strata) that is pure white. The layer of cloud is so thin (only 100-450 metre's) that is doesn't obscure the sun or moo...
  • Aristarchus Of Samos Earth Sun Angle
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    The earliest known measurement from the earth to sun was in 200 B. C. Aristarchus of Samos, a man of astronomy and Mathematics, made this discovery. He believed the Earth revolved around the Sun. Aristarchus of Samos used what is known today as right-angle trigonometry. By connecting Earth to Moon, Moon to Sun, and Sun to Earth, one forms a right triangle as shown below. The measure of angle "a" is 90^0; an observer on Earth can then measure the angle measure of "b." Then for one to find the di...
  • Meursault Sun Forces Light
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    In Albert Camus' 'The Stranger'; the 'story of an ordinary man who gets drawn into a senseless murder'; is told. Taking place in Algeria this man, Meursault, is constantly in a climate of extreme warmth, as are all the inhabitants therein. The sun, the source of light and the cause of this warmth, is thus a vital and normal part of his life. It brings warmth and comfort yet it can also cause pain and sickness. Throughout most of his life Meursault has lived with the conflicting forces of the su...
  • Myths About The Sun And The Moon
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    Myths about the Sun and Moon The sun and the moon are powerful beings that bring life and death to all living creatures. They control when it is day or night, which season it is, and the weather. They fascinate humans and a considerable amount of mythology has been dedicated to the creation of the sun and moon and why or how they travel across the sky during the day and night. This paper will discuss and compare some of these myths and the gods attributed to their care and existence. The sun and...
  • Red Badge Of Courage The Sun
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    In The Red Badge of Courage, Stephen Crane uses the sun to symbolize the growth and enlightenment of Henry Fleming as well as the hope of the soldiers. The sun along with nature was used to show the hopes and fears of Henry and his regiment. Stephen Crane uses the sun to emphasize the fear and triumph that the youth and his regiment feel. In the eastern sky there was a yellow patch like a rug laid for the feet of the coming sun (pg. 25). This represents the fear of the battle that Henry and the...
  • Sun Meursault Emotions Life
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    Many artists, authors, and composers have put the beauty and warmth of the sun in their work. The Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh created landscapes that expressed his joy with sunshine. The American poet, Emily Dickinson, wrote a poem called "The Sun" which she described the rising and setting of the sun. The Russian composer, Nicholas Rimsky-Korsakov, included a beautiful song, "Hymn to the Sun," in his opera The Golden Cockerel. However, Camus' usage of the sun opposes its warmth and beauty in...
  • The Symbol Of The Sun In The Stranger
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    Many artists, authors, and composers have put the beauty and warmth of the sun in their work. The Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh created landscapes that expressed his joy with bright sunshine. The American poet Emily Dickinson wrote a poem called "The Sun," in which she described the rising and setting of the sun. The Russian composer Nicholas Rimsky-Korsakov included a beautiful song, "Hymn to the Sun," in his opera The Golden Cockerel. Uniquely, Camus' usage of the sun opposes its warmth and b...
  • Sun' New Product Portfolio
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    SUN MICROSYSTEMS ISSUE: What should be the Sun's product portfolio (or product mix) given the current environmental conditions and competition? SUGGESTION Sun should change its image from server maker to solution provider including hardware, software and services and look for partners if something is missing in the value chain. Sun should focus on low-end servers and Linux. Sun should build application to manage the distributed processing and storage power. For Java build the good developer tool...
  • Newspaper Analysis Broadsheet Newspapers
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    Newspaper Analysis - The Sun The newspaper I am studying is The Sun, for the 10 th September 2003. The price for the most popular tabloid is 30 p. In 1964, The Sun was known as one of the best broadsheet newspapers, but was losing a great amount of money. The Sun was up for sale shortly after, but there was only two key players interested in buying: the multi-millionaire Labour MP Robert Maxwell and the right-leaning Australian newspaper proprietor Rupert Murdoch, who already owned The News of t...
  • Earth Space Science Solar System
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    The Solar System As far as we know all life depends on the sun. The light and heat of the sun play an essential role in a lot of ways. If it was not for the sun; the seasons would not change, air wouldn't circulate, clouds wouldn't form, and rain would not fall. The sun is also the main source of all food, this is because the sun powers the plants which causes photosynthesis to occur; without this process it would not be possible to produce green plants. The sun powers our source of coal and oil...
  • Apparent Magnitude Star Sun Stars
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    1. a) What is a constellation? A constellation is a group of stars that appears to form a pattern in the sky. b) What are circumpolar constellations? Give examples. They appear to move around Polaris the star located almost exactly above Earth's North Pole. Ursa Major, Ursa Minor and Cassiopeia are examples of circumpolar constellations. c) Describe and explain the apparent motions of the stars in our sky? The apparent movement of circumpolar constellations is caused by earth turning on its axis...
  • Halos And Sundogs Ice Crystal
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    A halo occurs when the light from the sun or the moon is refracted and reflected by ice crystals in the atmosphere, usually in a thin layer of high cirrostratus clouds. Under certain circumstances a second, or outer, halo appears, which is fainter than the inner one. At times white or colored luminous arcs are also seen lying somewhat parallel to the horizon and passing through the source of light, called mock suns, parhelia, or sun dogs for the sun, and paraselene for the moon. A single mock su...
  • Solar System Sun Earth Light
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    The Sun is the central object of the solar systems and the largest as it contains 99. 9% of the total mass of the solar system. It outweighs everything else in the solar system combined by a factor of one thousand. (The Comic Perspective) The Sun is the closest star to the earth. The strong gravitational pull of the Sun holds the Earth and the other planets within the solar system in orbit. The light and heat from the sun affects all of the objects in the solar systems and even allows life to e...