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Physics

What is weathering? What are the types of weathering?»
Weathering occurs when rocks are weakened, so that they crack and then break up ...
What is erosion? What are the agents of erosion?»
Erosion is the wearing away of rocks and other matter on the Earth’s surface by a ...
What is Glacier terminus?»
The glacier terminus is the lower end of a glacier. it is sometimes called the toe or ...
What are the parts of a Glacier?»
Cirques  Cirques are deep hollows near the top of a glacier, formed where a ...
What are Glaciers?»
A glacier is a huge river of ice that forms when thick layers of snow fall on top of ...

Chemistry

How do we describe the elements livermorium, tennessine and oganesson? »
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What qualities make nihonium, flerovium and moscovium special? »
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What are the element numbers 110, 111 and 112? »
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What are the features of bohrium, hassium and meitnerium? »
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What are the characteristics of the elements 104, 105 and 106? »
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Biology

What is special about the Baobab tree?»
The Baobab tree can hold up to 120,000 litres of water in its trunk: There are nine ...
What are the major grasses cultivated for food grains?»
The first cereal to be cultivated by Man was wheat. It was probably grown first in ...
How are grasses classified?»
Grasses make Earth green and beautiful. There are about 9,000 kinds of grass in the ...
Do all cacti live in deserts?»
Cacti undoubtedly find a place in the picture of deserts. One cannot imagine ...
Why do desert plants not wilt under the hot sun?»
You must have seen image of deserts in pictures of movies. The sandy expanse of the ...