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Durian The durian () is the fruit of trees of the genus Durio belonging to the Malvaceae , a large family which includes hibiscus , okra , cotton , mallows and linden trees. Widely known and revered in Southeast Asia as the "King of Fruits," the fruit is distinctive for its large size, uniqu more

Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton Sir Isaac Newton FRS () (4 January 1643 – 31 March 1727 ) [ OS : 25 December 1642 – 20 March 1727 ] was an English physicist , mathematician , astronomer , natural philosopher , and alchemist . His treatise Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica , published in 1687, des more


Uranium Uranium () is a white/black metal lic chemical element in the actinide series of the periodic table that has the symbol U and atomic number 92. It has 92 proton s and electron s, 6 of them valence electron s. It can have between 141 and 146 neutron s, with 143 and 146 in its most co more

Verbascum thapsus

Verbascum thapsus Verbascum thapsus (; Great Mullein or Common Mullein) is a species of mullein native to Europe , northern Africa and Asia , and introduced in the Americas and Australia . It is a hairy biennial plant that can grow to 2 m or more tall. Its small yellow flowers are dens more

Shen Kuo

Shen Kuo Shen Kuo or Shen Kua () (1031 –1095 ) was a polymathic Chinese scientist and statesman of the Song Dynasty (960–1279). Excelling in many fields of study and statecraft, he was a mathematician , astronomer , meteorologist , geologist , zoologist , botanist , pharmacologist more

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