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  1. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › KnowledgeKnowledge - Wikipedia

    17 hours ago · Knowledge is an awareness of facts, a familiarity with individuals and situations, or a practical skill. Knowledge of facts, also called propositional knowledge, is often characterized as true belief that is distinct from opinion or guesswork by virtue of justification. While there is wide agreement among philosophers that propositional ...

  2. 17 hours ago · An academic discipline or field of study is a branch of knowledge, taught and researched as part of higher education. A scholar's discipline is commonly defined by the university faculties and learned societies to which they belong and the academic journals in which they publish research . Disciplines vary between well-established ones that ...

  3. 17 hours ago · Carl Friedrich Gauss. Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss (German: Gauß [kaʁl ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈɡaʊs] ⓘ; [2] [3] Latin: Carolus Fridericus Gauss; 30 April 1777 – 23 February 1855) was a German mathematician, astronomer, geodesist, and physicist who contributed to many fields in mathematics and science. Gauss ranks among history's most ...

  4. 17 hours ago · Trinity College, Cambridge, Peterhouse, Cambridge. Signature. Charles Babbage KH FRS ( / ˈbæbɪdʒ /; 26 December 1791 – 18 October 1871) was an English polymath. [1] A mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer, Babbage originated the concept of a digital programmable computer. [2] Babbage is considered by some to be ...

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  5. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › PoetryPoetry - Wikipedia

    17 hours ago · Poetry (a term derived from the Greek word poiesis, "making"), also called verse, [note 1] is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and often rhythmic [1] [2] [3] qualities of language − such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre − to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, a prosaic ostensible meaning.

  6. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › AfricaAfrica - Wikipedia

    17 hours ago · Africa. Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent after Asia. At about 30.3 million km 2 (11.7 million square miles) including adjacent islands, it covers 20% of Earth 's land area and 6% of its total surface area. [7] With 1.4 billion people [1] [2] as of 2021, it accounts for about 18% of the world's human ...

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