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Black Holes: Infinity and Beyond If theories of their existence are true, black holes are the most powerful force in the known physical universe. Many people are familiar with the term black hole, but few people actually know anything about them. A black hole forms as a result of a massive star running out of fuel to burn (Chaisson, 193). Once the star is no longer exerting outward force by burning off gases, it begins to collapse under it s own intense, inward gravity (Chaisson, 193).

The End of the Universe There are many theories predicting how the universe will end. These theories are based on one four basic principles. The first principle being that the universe continues in an endless cycle. The next is that the universe will stay at its current size. The third is the universe will continue to expand endlessly. The final principle, states that the universe will collapse on itself. The first theory is based on the fact that the universe is oscillating. The un

Physics is everywhere in the world of sports. It can be found when a boxer punches a guy, or when a person is stabbing something. The shot put is an event which has many practical applications to physics. From the time the thrower begins moving, to the time the shot hits the ground, physics can be applied. The first track and field events began over two thousands years ago in Greece. People participated in sprints, endurance races, shot put, and discus. Track and Field events were held first

Drop Zone: Drop zone is 224 feet high. The ride takes a total of three seconds to fall. Assuming that the ride is in total free fall, the ride is accelerating the most at the point right before it begins to slow down or decelerate. Its greatest speed is 62 mph and the point of the ride's greatest instantaneous speed is right before it begins to slow down. The calculated instantaneous speed just before it stops is 62 miles per hour. If you were to put a penny on your lap before the ride d

Aristotle It's neat how the universe works. Through out our existence we had our pros and cons. The way we dealt with problems was with or knowledge that we had with our experiences in life, we developed some theories and methods to find the answer to any major questions we had in life. We still have not yet figured every answer to all or problems but every day, every week and every year we are getting closer and closer. What are some of the questions we ask ourselves and what are some of

The trebuchet is a medieval siege weapon that was used to hurl rocks over an enemy wall. However, its basic design has been recently rediscovered since the Middle Ages. In fact, the trebuchet has begun to exist in abundance in several places. For example, people have taken it up as a hobby to build and some colleges, such as West Point, it has used it in engineering courses. As I researched for this report, I found many personal web sites for building trebuchets. There were several p

Thomas Alva Edison Thomas Alva Edison was one of the greatest inventors. He was a smart man. Thomas invented many things such as the light bulb and phonograph. Without the light bulb we would still be using candles and lanterns like they did many years ago. Although Thomas was deaf he worked hard and never gave up. Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio. He had many family members. He had a father named Samuel Odgen Edison and a mother named Nan

Thomas Alva Edison Thomas Alva Edison was one of the greatest inventors. He was a smart man. Thomas invented many things such as the light bulb and phonograph. Without the light bulb we would still be using candles and lanterns like they did many years ago. Although Thomas was deaf he worked hard and never gave up. Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio. He had many family members. He had a father named Samuel Odgen Edison and a mother named Nancy Elliott Edison

Thomas A. Edison: Fact or Fraud? Thomas Edison was born February 11, 1847 in Ohio. He moved to Michigan at age 7 and went to school there. One teacher thought he was very dumb because he asked too many questions and never understood anything. He did home school and tried other public schools but never did too well. At age 12 he was selling candy and newspapers at a train station. Thomas Edison started off right away on the right path. That path is to get things done quickly and go fu

Edison was born in the village of Milan, Ohio, on Feb. 11, 1847, and his family later moved to Port Huron, Mich. In his early life as a kid he played jokes on people and got into trouble. One time he set his father's barn on fire because he wanted to see what fire look like when it burned. His schooling was three months long because he quit when too many people made fun of him. At the age of seven his mother taught him, and he loved to read books. The book Schoool of Natural Philosoph