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  • Astronomy Ch04.9: Process of Science: Testing the Law of Gravity

    Part A Each diagram shows a single experimental trial in which you will drop a ball from some height. In each case, the ball's size, mass, and height are labeled. Note that two diagrams show a basketball, one diagram shows a bowling ball of the same size but larger mass,… View Article

  • MGMT 310: Chapter 6

    Corporate Level Strategy the way a company seeks value through the configuration and coordination of multi-market activities Corporate Advantages Occurs when a firm maximizes its resources to build a competitive advantage -scope - organizational design - ownership Diversification A strategy in which a firm engages in several different businesses that… View Article

  • Atomic Bomb Controversy

    Why did Leo Szilard want the Allies (US and Britain) to build the atomic bomb It would serve as a deterrent to a Nazi Germany atomic bomb Describe the role of Albert Einstein in creating the atomic bomb Einstein wrote a letter to President FDR to encourage atomic bomb research… View Article

  • Chemistry: EM, Einstein, Photons, Bohr, OM Model, Electron Configuration

    Hydrogen atom absorbing light Atom absorbs photons and energy pushes the electron into a higher orbit Continuous Spectrum The visible spectrum based on its appearance compared to atomic emission spectrum Atomic emission spectrum Used to identify the elements Wave-Particle Duality Light behaves like a particle and a wave Photon A… View Article

  • History of Science (Challenge B)

    Hippocrates lifetime 460-370 B.C. Hippocrates' ethnicity Greek Hippocrates' occupation Physician Hippocrates' was known for... "Father of Modern Medicine", Hippocratic Oath Archimedes' lifetime 287-212 B.C. Archimedes' ethnicity Greek Archimedes' occupation Inventor, mathematician Archimedes was known for... Pi, exponents Nicolaus Copernicus's lifetime 1473-1543 A.D. Nicolaus Copernicus's ethnicity Polish Nicolaus Copernicus's occupation Astronomer… View Article

  • The Manhattan Project

    Albert Einstein - famous scientist & German refugee - was working on splitting atoms at the University of Chicago -discovered that you can cause a chain reaction that was very powerful - feared the Germans would learn how to harness the energy and use it against everyone Leo Szilard Hungarian… View Article

  • The Holocaust – 24.3

    Schutzstaffel the security squadron (SS), that rounded up Jews; could shoot and kill any Jew Holocaust the systematic murder of 11 million people across Europe, more than half were Jews Anti-Semitism hatred of the Jews Nuremberg Laws stripped Jews of their German citizenship, jobs and property; 1935 Kristallnacht known as… View Article

  • Albert Einstein

    Introduction: He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics). Einstein is best known in popular culture for his mass-energy equivalence formula E = mc2 (which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation"). He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in… View Article

  • Einstein – Basic Biography Facts

    Albert Einstein physicist Albert Einstein born March 14 1879 Albert Einstein died April 18 1955 in Princeton, NJ Albert Einstein born in Ulm, Kingdom of Württemberg, German Empire Albert Einstein was a German physicist Albert Einstein was a citizen of 5 different countries Albert Einstein those countries were: Württemberg/Germany Switzerland… View Article