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List of oxides

Barium oxide, white, toxic, basic ManganeseII oxide, brown-pink ManganeseVII oxide, red oil, explosive TinII oxide, black or red, flammable ChromiumIII oxide, dark green Lithium oxide, white, basic, used in ceramics IronII oxide, black, used as p ...

                                               

List of diseases

This is a list of common, well-known or infamous diseases. This is neither complete nor authoritative. This is not intended to be a list of rare diseases, nor is it a list of mental disorders. This list includes both common names and technical na ...

                                               

List of epidemics

This article is a list of major pandemics and epidemics caused by infectious diseases in human history. Epidemics caused by non-communicable diseases are not on this list.

                                               

List of historical plagues

May have been caused by: Bubonic plague, smallpox, measles, typhus, anthrax, or typhoid Great Plague of Athens 430–427 BC Cause: Probably smallpox Antonine Plague 165–180 Cause: Probably smallpox Plague of Cyprian 250 Cause: Bubonic plague Plague ...

                                               

List of ICD-10 codes

The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Revision is list of codes that classify diseases and medical problems. The ICD is published by the World Health Organization. There have been many revisions ...

                                               

List of ICD-9 codes

The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 9th Revision is list of codes that classify diseases and medical problems. These codes are in the public domain. The ICD is published by the World Health Organiz ...

                                               

Awards for mathematics

Awards for mathematics is a list of prizes for mathematicians. Organization: It may be a Mathematical Society, Foundation or State agency event sponsor. Prize: It is generally dedicated to the memory of a great mathematician or philanthropist. He ...

                                               

List of prime numbers

3, 5, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 29, 31, 41, 43, 59, 61 71, 73, 101, 103, 107, 109, 137, 139, 149, 151, 179, 181, 191, 193, 197, 199, 227, 229, 239, 241, 269, 271, 281.283

                                               

List of series

∑ i = 1 n i 3 = ^{2}={\frac {n^{4}}{4}}+{\frac {n^{3}}{2}}+{\frac {n^{2}}{4}}=\left\sum _{i=1}^{n}i\right^{2}\,\!} ∑ i = 1 ∞ i − s = ∏ p prime 1 − p − s = ζ s {\displaystyle \sum _{i=1}^{\infty }i^{-s}=\prod _{p{\text{ prime}}}{\frac {1}{1-p^{-s} ...

                                               

List of scientists

Ashraf Ghani, President of Afghanistan as of 2017; he is a scientist in the field of Anthropology Abdul Karim Mustaghni, was Defense Minister of Afghanistan; died in 2004

                                               

List of astrophysicists

Stephen Hawking, is known for Hawking radiation, Penrose–Hawking theorems, Bekenstein–Hawking formula, Hawking energy, Gibbons–Hawking ansatz, Gibbons–Hawking effect, Gibbons–Hawking space, Gibbons–Hawking–York boundary term, Thorne–Hawking–Presk ...

                                               

List of mathematicians

Jalal Allakhverdiyev, member of the Academy of Sciences of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic later called the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences; Mathematics; died in 2017

                                               

List of Romanian natural scientists

Gheorghe Cipaianu - member of Romanias parliament; death in 1957 Cosmin Alin Popescu Alexandru Moisuc Valeriu Tabara Calin Georgescu Nicolae N. Saulescu Dimitrie Comșa. Of the writers of the Transylvanian Memorandum en, he got the second-longest ...

                                               

List of Romanian social scientists

Paul Einzig Bogdan Baltazar - he was the first spokesman of the Romanian government following the fall of the communist regime Liviu Voinea Ion Strat Mugur Isarescu Virgil Madgearu Nicolae Petrescu-Comnen Alexandru Iacob communist Emilian Dobresc ...

                                               

List of volcanoes

Little Sitkin Imuruk Lake Great Sitkin Emmons Lake Mount Akutan Mount Sanford Saint Michael Ugashik-Peulik Mount Stepovak Mount Makushin Mount Takawangha Mount Kagamil Mount Kanaga Mount Spurr Buzzard Creek Mount Griggs Ukinrek Maars Saint Paul I ...

                                               

List of active volcanoes

List of active volcanoes includes volcanoes which are erupting, or have erupted in modern times. Many volcanos have erupted dozens of times in the past few thousand years, but are not erupting at this moment. Some scientists consider a volcano ac ...

                                               

List of extinct volcanoes

List of extinct volcanoes includes volcanoes which scientists consider unlikely to erupt again. A volcano which has not erupted in the past 10.000 years is often listed as extinct. The extinct volcano no longer has a lava supply. An extinct volca ...

                                               

List of Arizona hurricanes

An Arizona hurricane is a tropical cyclone forming in the eastern Pacific Ocean that affects the state of Arizona in the United States. Usually, the storm makes landfall in the Mexican states of Baja California or Sonora, with the remaining moist ...

                                               

List of Atlantic hurricane seasons

The following is a list of Atlantic hurricane seasons. All began on June 1 in their respective years. They ended on November 30. These dates are when tropical cyclones usually form in the Atlantic Ocean. The Atlantic hurricane season is the time ...

                                               

List of Atlantic hurricanes in the 17th century

While information for every storm that happened is not available, some parts of the coastline had enough people to give info of hurricane happenings. Each season was an event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation in the Atlantic basin ...

                                               

List of Category 5 Atlantic hurricanes

A Category 5 hurricane is a hurricane with winds over 156 mph. This is a list of the Category 5 hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean. There are no records of a Category 5 hurricane before 1900; equipment was not as good before that. The season with t ...

                                               

List of heat waves

1540 European drought-extreme drought and heat wave lasting eleven months in Europe 1896 Eastern North America heatwave-killed more than 1.500 people in August 1896 July 1757 heatwave-hottest summer in 500 years before 2003 1900-the first eight d ...

                                               

List of hurricanes in California

A California hurricane is a tropical cyclone that affects the state of California. Usually Pacific hurricanes weaken a lot before getting to land. O Normally, rainfall is the only effect that Pacific hurricanes have on California. Sometimes, this ...

                                               

List of North Carolina hurricanes (1900–49)

The list of North Carolina hurricanes is made of seventy-five tropical cyclones that struck or affected the U.S. state of North Carolina between 1900 and 1949. Between 1900-1949, tropical cyclones or their remnants led to 53 deaths in North Carol ...

                                               

List of North Carolina hurricanes (1950–79)

August 14, 1953: Hurricane Barbara hits near Morehead City. It brings rain and 90-to-100-mile-per-hour 140-to-160-kilometre-per-hour winds. Damage is near $1.1 million. One person is killed. August 30-31, 1954: Hurricane Carol passes just east of ...

                                               

List of North Carolina hurricanes (1980–99)

The list of North Carolina hurricanes includes tropical cyclones that affected or struck the U.S. state of North Carolina between 1980 and 1999. Tropical cyclones in North Carolina caused at least $10 billion in damage. Most of that was from Fran ...

                                               

List of Pacific hurricane seasons

The following is a list of Pacific hurricane seasons. They all began on May 15 in the eastern Pacific and June 1 in the central Pacific in their respective years. There, they end on November 30. These dates are when tropical cyclones usually form ...

                                               

List of Pacific typhoon seasons

The following is a list of Pacific typhoon seasons. Unlike Atlantic and Pacific hurricane seasons, they run for the whole year, starting on January 1 and ending on December 31. These dates are when tropical cyclones usually form in the western ha ...

                                               

List of retired Atlantic hurricane names

This article is about a list of retired Atlantic hurricane names. Atlantic hurricane names only get retired if and when they are notable enough by causing a lot of damage or killing many people. They can also be retired if and when the government ...

                                               

List of Nobel Prize winners in Physics

The Nobel Prize in Physics is a Nobel Prize in the science of physics. Some famous winners are: Peter Higgs Marie Curie Werner Heisenberg Enrico Fermi Paul Dirac Albert Einstein Guglielmo Marconi Ernest Lawrence

                                               

List of Nobel Prize winners in Physiology or Medicine

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is one of the Nobel Prizes which were created by Alfred Nobel. This award is decided by the Karolinska Institutet, a major medical center in Sweden. The Prize is given every year to a person or persons wh ...

                                               

Choix des plus belles fleurs

Choix des plus belles fleurs is a book of watercolour paintings by French botanical artist Pierre-Joseph Redoute. The full title is Choix des plus belles fleurs et de quelques branches des plus beaux fruits. Dedie à LL. AA. RR. les princesses Lou ...

                                               

The Descent of Man

The Descent of Man, and selection in relation to sex is a book by Charles Darwin, first published in 1871. It was Darwins second great book on evolutionary theory, with the first being his 1859 work, On the Origin of Species. Darwin had said almo ...

                                               

Evolution: The Modern Synthesis

Evolution: The Modern Synthesis is the title of a book by Julian Huxley which was published in 1942. It was the book which gave the modern evolutionary synthesis its name, and was one of the most important books on biology in the mid-twentieth ce ...

                                               

Fertilisation of Orchids

Fertilisation of Orchids is a book by Charles Darwin The book was published on 15 May 1862 under the full title On the various contrivances by which British and foreign orchids are fertilised by insects, and on the good effects of intercrossing. ...

                                               

The Genetical Theory of Natural Selection

The Genetical Theory of Natural Selection is a book by R.A. Fisher first published in 1930 by Oxford University Press which combines Mendelian genetics with Charles Darwins theory of natural selection. It is one of the most important books of the ...

                                               

The Great Barrier Reef: Biology, Environment and Management

The Great Barrier Reef: Biology, Environment and Management is a 2008 book by Pat Hutchings, Mike Kingsford and Ove Hoegh-Guldberg. This comprehensive guide describes the organisms and ecosystems of Australias Great Barrier Reef, as well as the b ...

                                               

Mammal Species of the World

Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference is a standard reference work in mammalogy giving descriptions and bibliographic data for the known species of mammals. It is now in its third edition, published in late 2005, which ...

                                               

Mans Place in Nature

Evidence as to Mans Place in Nature is an 1863 book by Thomas Henry Huxley, in which he gives evidence for the evolution of man and apes from a common ancestor. It was the first book devoted to the topic of human evolution, and discussed much of ...

                                               

The Mentality of Apes

The Mentality of Apes by Wolfgang Kohler is a 1925 book. It is a landmark work in ethology, cognitive psychology and the study of the hominid apes. In it the author, a leading gestalt psychologist, showed that chimpanzees could solve problems by ...

                                               

On Human Nature

On Human Nature is a 1979 Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Harvard biologist E.O. Wilson. The book tries to explain how aspects of humans and society can be explained from the point of view of evolution. He explains how evolution has left its trace ...

                                               

On the Origin of Species

On the Origin of Species is the famous book by Charles Darwin. It gave evidence for evolution, and suggested what had caused evolution to happen. Its full title was On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of fa ...

                                               

The Red Queen

The Red Queen is the name of an evolutionary theory of Leigh Van Valen and, later, a book by Matt Ridley. The term is taken from the Red Queens race in Lewis Carrolls Through the Looking-Glass. The Red Queen said, "It takes all the running you ca ...

                                               

The Selfish Gene

The Selfish Gene is a book on evolution by Richard Dawkins, published in 1976. It builds upon the work of George C. Williamss book: Adaptation and Natural Selection, and helped popularize W.D. Hamiltons work. Dawkins used the term "selfish gene" ...

                                               

Silent Spring

Silent Spring is the name of a book by Rachel Carson. It was published in 1962. It tells of the damage done to the environment by the use of chemicals to kill pests. The book is widely credited with helping launch the modern American environmenta ...

                                               

Sociobiology: the new synthesis

Sociobiology: the new synthesis is a book by E.O. Wilson that helped start the sociobiology debate, one of the great scientific controversies of the 20th century. Wilson popularized the term "sociobiology" as an attempt to explain the evolutionar ...

                                               

Aerocentre

Aerocentre is a French group of aerospace engineering companies and research centres. It is in the region of Centre-Val de Loire in the middle of France. There are over 321 companies. About 20.000 people work there in the aviation and space fligh ...

                                               

Aerostatics

Aerostatics is the study of gases that are not in motion. The study of gases in motion is called aerodynamics. It is a part of fluid statics. An aerostat is a lighter than air craft, such as an airship or balloon, which uses the principles of aer ...

                                               

Airship

Airships are kind of aircraft. Airships float in the sky and do not have to move to stay up. This is different from aeroplanes that stay up in the sky by moving. An airship floats like a balloon. But an airship is different from a balloon. An air ...

                                               

Balloon (aircraft)

A balloon is a kind of aircraft that stays in the sky by floating. People fly in balloons mostly for fun. A balloon is different from an airship. An airship is a floating aircraft that has an engine and can change its direction of movement. A bal ...