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Pepõn

From Jack-o-lanterns to decorative gourds to pumpkin pies, it’s clear that fall is here. Below are a few fun facts about pumpkins: -  The word pumpkin originated from the Greek word Pepõn, which means large melon. -  According to the Agricultural Marketing Resource Center, in 2011, “pumpkins were harvested from 47,300 acres [10+04] from the [...]

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10-to-minus15

There are many ways to look at 10-15.  This power of ten is: the scale of the atomic nucleus the length in meters of a proton and neutron the weight in kilograms of an E. coli bacterium the pressure in pascals of outer space between stars in the Milky Way the size or volume in [...]

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