Mega famous physicist and all-round genius, Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 and scored a Nobel Prize for Physics in 1921.

In the 19th Century, aluminium was worth more than gold and platinum 'cos it was hard to extract. Later, the Bayer Process made it easy to extract in large quantities and it became cheap!

Wind is measured by a thing called the Beaufort scale.

'Laser' is short for 'light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation.'

The radioactive element called uranium is extracted from carnotite and pitchblende.

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