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59 Topic Pages Found in Science and starting with the letter N
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Open Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology is a term referring to a range of new technological innovations that are global both in their potential impact and in the transnational

Nansen, Fridtjof, 1861-1930

( frĭt'yôf nän'sən ), 1861–1930, Norwegian arctic explorer, scientist, statesman, and humanitarian. The diversity of Nansen's interests is shown in

Napier, John, 1550-1617

Place : United States of America Subject : biography, maths and statistics, computing Scottish mathematician who invented logarithmic tables. Napier


any of a number of substances that have a depressant effect on the nervous system. The chief narcotic drugs are opium , its constituents morphine and

Open Narwhal

( när'wəl ), a small arctic whale , Monodon monoceros. The males of the species, and an occasional female, bear a single, tightly spiraled tusk that

Nash, John F. (1928 - 2015)

Born: June 13, 1928, in Bluefield, West Virginia; American; game theory, Nash equilibrium, mathematics; Major Works: “Equilibrium Points in N -Person

National Forest System (U.S.)

In the USA, a tract of land reserved under federal law for the purposes of conserving wildlife and other natural resources, and providing areas for

Open National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Federal agency responsible for gathering data on the environment. President Richard Nixon proposed the creation of the National Oceanic and

National parks and reserves

Land available for public enjoyment. National parks include not only the most scenic places, but also places distinguished for their historic,

National Radio Astronomy Observatory (U.S.)

(NRAO), federal observatory for radio astronomy , founded in 1956 and operated under contract with the National Science Foundation by Associated