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General science

A variety of science subjects concerning the fundamental knowledge about different aspects of our world and their underlying principles.

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Cell

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The smallest independant part of an organism is called cell.

queueing theory

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The mathematical theory of the formation and behavior of queues or waiting lines. The name is also applied loosely to the mathematical study of a wide variety of problems connected with traffic ...

Texas sharpshooter fallacy

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The logical fallacy where somebody identifies a pattern in a body of information where the individual points of data have no relationship. It is named after a fictional scenario where a person shoots ...

ionization potential

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The potential difference through which a bound electron must be raised to free it from the atom or molecule to which it is attached. In particular, the ionization potential is the difference in ...

magnetic thermometer

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A thermometer whose operation is based on Curie's law, which states that the magnetic susceptibility of noninteracting (that is, paramagnetic) dipole moments is inversely proportional to absolute ...

lithosphere

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The outer part of the Earth, including the crust and upper mantle. It is about 62 miles thick.

airplane wing design

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The design of the airplane wing is fundamental to efficient flight. The choice of the wing shape for a particular airplane is dictated by the application, the plane's speed (subsonic or supersonic), ...

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