Research Paper On The Planets
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Discussion of Extra Solar Planets
7 pages in length. Man has long believed that his presence cannot be the only one to exist in the vastness of space, and this speculation has been rewarded by the recent discovery of extra-solar planets hinting at the possibility of other life forms. For the time being, however, uncovering eight new planets has given scientists the motivation to continue such pursuits. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
Theoretical Overview of the Solar System
An 8 page overview of our Solar System. The author reviews the theories relating to its origin and distinguishes between its major components, A distinction between planets, asteroids, and comets is provided and the theories regarding Pluto’s status as a terrestrial verses a Jovian planet discussed. Bibliography lists sources.
Terrestrial Planets and How Climate Evolved
This 7 page report discusses the evolution of climate on the terrestrial planets. The idea of climate on the terrestrial planets is centered on the long-term effect of the sun's radiation on the rotating Earth’s, Venus’, and Mars’ varied surfaces and atmosphere. Climate is most easily understood in terms of annual or seasonal averages of temperature and precipitation. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
Concepts and Theories of Geography
9 pages in length. Understanding the spatial components of planet Earth encompasses myriad fields of knowledge; centuries' worth of study has provided the twenty-first century scientific community with the extensive scope it possesses. One of the most important fields from which this knowledge was gleaned is that of geography, a particular science that addresses everything associated with the earth's surface. Working upon the fundamental basis developed by researchers hundreds of years ago, contemporary geographical analysts have the benefits of knowing the planet's how's and why's as it relates to the developed world. Bibliography lists 7 sources.