Aspartic acid, also called asparaginic acid and alpha-aminosuccinic acid, is an acidic, α-amino acid that is found in many proteins and is common in young sugar cane and sugar beets. It is closely related to the amino acid asparagine. Along with glutamic acid, it is classified as an acidic amino acid.
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is a U.S. National Lakeshore on the shore of Lake Superior in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It extends for 42 miles (67 km) along the shore and covers 73,236 acres (114 sq mi/296 km 2 ). The park offers spectacular scenery of the hilly shoreline between Munising, Michigan and Grand Marais, Michigan, with natural archways, waterfalls, and sand dunes.
Energy generation This graph shows the relative energy output (log ε) for the proton-proton (PP), CNO and triple-α fusion processes at different temperatures. At the Sun's core temperature, the PP process is more efficient. All main sequence stars have a core region where energy is generated by nuclear fusion.
Resembling in shape a figurehead on a ship's prow, the Sultanate of Oman juts sharply from the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula into the Arabian Sea. It is the world's easternmost Arabian country, sharing desert borders with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (which once was part of Omani territory), and Yemen.
Previous (Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore) Next (Fossil) Incense burns at the burial graves of the 47 Ronin at Sengaku-ji. The tale of the Forty-Seven Ronin , also known as the Forty-Seven Samurai , the Akō vendetta , the Akō Wandering Samurai (赤穂浪士, Akō rōshi ), or the Genroku Akō Incident (元禄赤穂事件, Genroku akō jiken ), is a prototypical Japanese story.
Previous (New York University) Next (New Yorker Hotel) The New York School is the name given to a loose coalition of American poets, painters, and musicians which formed in the 1940s and became very active in the 1950s in New York City. Critics suggest that their work was a reaction to the Confessionalist movement in contemporary poetry.