Science

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Best Extraterrestrial location of All Time

Type is intended to be used for geological features on other planets, moons or asteroids such as mountains, plains, and canyons.

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  • 27.11.12

Best Celestial Object of All Time

Any naturally-occurring object such as a star or nebula known to exist in the universe..

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  • 624 votes
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Best Tropical cyclone season of All Time

A tropical cyclone season is the period of time in a given year (or years) during which cyclones typically form, or from the formation of the first storm to the dissipation of the last storm. Seasons have both years and locactions since the seasons vary between different parts of the world.

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  • 624 votes
  • 27.11.12

Best Protein of All Time

Proteins are any complex organic compounds that consist of one or more chains of amino acids. Proteins are typically essential components of any living cell and indispensable to the proper functioning of all organisms. For more information, please see the Freebase wiki page on protein.

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  • 624 votes
  • 27.11.12

Best Spacecraft of All Time

A spacecraft is an artificial vehicle designed to operate beyond the Earth's atmosphere, including satellites, rockets, probes, and space shuttles.

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  • 624 votes
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Best Animal breed of All Time

This type is for breeds of domesticated animals.

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  • 622 votes
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Best Star of All Time

A star is really meant to be a single stellar object, not just something that looks like a star from earth. However, in many cases, other objects, such as multi-star systems, were originally thought to be stars. Because people have historically believed these to be stars, they are type as such, but they are also typed as what we now know them to be.

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  • 622 votes
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Best Astronomer of All Time

An astronomer is a person who studies celestial bodies such as planets, stars, and galaxies.

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  • 621 votes
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Best Satellite of All Time

Spacecraft in orbit around a celestial object (including the Earth).

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  • 621 votes
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Best Chemical Classification of All Time

A classification of chemical compounds according to certain chemical functional or structural properties.

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  • 621 votes
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Best Pedigreed animal of All Time

This type is for individual animals that can be said to belong to a breed. Despite the name, animals do not need to possess an official pedigree to have this type.

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  • 621 votes
  • 27.11.12

Best Gene of All Time

A gene is a unit of heredity in a living organism. It normally resides on a stretch of DNA that codes for a type of protein or for an RNA chain that has a function in the organism.

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  • 621 votes
  • 27.11.12