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Marie Curie Maire Curie was born in Warsaw, Poland on November 7, 1867. Her parents were both teachers, her father a teacher of math and physics. However working in Russian Poland and being polish he wasn't paid very well. As a young child Marie was very smart and eager to learn. She learned to read at the age of four and at he age of 15 she graduated high school and was at the top of her class. After her graduation, Marie and her sister went to study at the Sorbonne University in Paris.

In physics MC 503, we are required to write a paper twice a semester summarizing the previous four to six labs. In this, the first paper, I am writing about the previous four labs. As each lab comes around each week I start to get excited. I know that the lab is going to help me understand or comprehend some form of formula I am learning in the chapters. As we do one lab and look back upon the previous. You may notice that the foregoing lab is a part of a current lab. Such as in accel

ufo's are realAstronomer Alan Hale provides an interesting perspective on unidentified flying objects. He states that there are three basic examples or principles he is guided by. The first principle says that extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence. For example, to that aliens came from outer space and flew around at lightning speed would be an extraordinary claim because it defies the laws of physics and the fact that life can somehow evolve in temperatures, terrain, or a

ARISTOTLE AND PARMENIDES ON CHANGE Looking at the arguments for change derived by Parmenides and Aristotle there are many differences, yet there are also some similarities. While Aristotle may disagree with much of Parmenides argument, he does agree with some of the strongest premises in the argument. In this paper I will present Aristotle’s rebuttal of Parmenides denial of change, as well as play the “devil’s advocate” for each of them in defending their views. At the begin

While researching quantum physics, I realized that I had just finished a book that was based on quantum theory. At the time, I didn t quite realize that quantum theory and quantum physics were related except in name. Niels Bohr once said, Anyone who is not shocked by quantum theory has not understood it. He believed this because quantum physics makes the common laws of classical physics false on small scales. First, quantum physics is the physics of the incredibly small. It tries to exp

Resonance and Sound Physics and Music Since sound is the medium of music, most of the physics of music is the physics of sound. It's important to remember that sound waves are compression waves. You can imitate a compression wave by stretching out a slinky (you do have a slinky, don't you?) and flicking your finger against a coil at the end. Sound waves are not like the waves on the ocean or the waves you get by waving a stretched-out rope. Take a tuning fork (you do have a tuning fork, don

What is Logic? Topic: "There is no scientific evidence that civilization is synonymous with Aristotelian rationality the syllogism, the negation and the abstract classification are not discoveries of reality itself, of an eternal, absolute or self-evident truth-but simply linguistic inventions of conceptual tools which people find useful in varying degrees according to their life situation" Discuss this quote in reference to two different forms of knowledge: Physics and History. In ord

Physics is an ever changing description of the universe, Physics is the study of the fundamentals of everything in the universe. If you look around you and start asking questions like why does that happen or how does that work, and if you probe into the question to get at the root causes, you will be in physics.You will learn of laws and theories and it is tempting to say that a law is something that has proved to be true and a theory is speculative. Nonsense. The way the terms are used,

Quantim Mechanics is abranch of mathematical physics that deals with the emission and absorption of energy by matter and with the motion of material particles. Because it holds that energy and matter exist in tiny, discrete amounts, quantum mechanics is particularly applicable to Elamentry Pprticlesand the interactions between them. According to the older theories of classical physics, energy is treated solely as a continuous phenomenon and matter is assumed to occupy a very specific

Albert Einstein Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm Germany. He always hated the way the lessons were taught at school. He thought they were dull and unimaginative and would often ditch classes. He spent most of his childhood in Munich where his family owned a shop that made electric machinery. He didn t start talking until 3 but always showed the ability to understand difficult mathematical problems. When he was 12 he taught himself Euclidean geometry. When the family bus