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Mathematics is the most important tool of science. The quest to understand the world and the universe using mathematics is as old as civilisation, and has led to the science and technology of today. Learn about the techniques and history of mathematics on


Great Scientists


1454 - 1519

Leonardo da Vinci's name is synonymous with genius and polymath. The range of his interests and talents seems endless. Despite his many lines of scientific investigation, his work in anatomy and botany was largely lost till rediscovered centuries later.

Leonardo da Vinci, 1452 - 1519, Italian artist and scientist/inventor.

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The father of the father of Sean had his name abbreviated to 'Nonno', which is Italian for 'grandfather', somewhere back in a historical era called The Mists of Time. Inspired by his handy Jurassic timeline foldout, Sean guessed that 'Mists', being plural, must be an era divided into 'periods', which should, by convention, be called proto Mist, meso Mist and paleo Mist of Time.

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[ Resources : Earth Science]

Plagioclase is a form of feldspar, with sodium or calcium cations in a tetrasilicate crystal structure, found on the Moon.

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