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What gave the name to the indium chemical element? Indigo dye! In 1863, the German chemists Ferdinand Reich and Hieronymous Theodor Richter found a blue line in the spectrum of tested minerals. As no element was known with a bright blue emission, they concluded a new element was present, and they named it from the indigo color in its spectrum.

What gave the name to the indium chemical element? Indigo dye! In 1863, the German chemists Ferdinand Reich and Hieronymous Theodor Richter found a blue line in the spectrum of tested minerals. As no element was known with a bright blue emission, they concluded a new element was present, and they named it from the indigo color in its spectrum.

Where does the word "aloha" come from? a word in Hawaiian language! Aloha in the Hawaiian language means affection, peace, compassion and mercy.

Where does the word "aloha" come from? a word in Hawaiian language! Aloha in the Hawaiian language means affection, peace, compassion and mercy.

Which desert is the driest in the world? (non-polar) Atacama! The Atacama is the driest of all deserts, with some places having recorded no rain in living memory. It extends along the Pacific coast, forming a huge strip of arid, hostile beach. The average rainfall in the Antofagasta region is 1 millimeter (0.04 in) per year.

Which desert is the driest in the world? (non-polar) Atacama! The Atacama is the driest of all deserts, with some places having recorded no rain in living memory. It extends along the Pacific coast, forming a huge strip of arid, hostile beach. The average rainfall in the Antofagasta region is 1 millimeter (0.04 in) per year.

How long did the Republic of Venice exist? over 1000 years! The Republic of Venice existed for over a millennium, from the late 7th century until 1797. That was one of the longest uninterrupted existence of a sovereign country in the history of Europe.

How long did the Republic of Venice exist? over 1000 years! The Republic of Venice existed for over a millennium, from the late 7th century until 1797. That was one of the longest uninterrupted existence of a sovereign country in the history of Europe.

How many typical stars can supernova be luminous as? one hundred billion stars! Supernovae are extremely luminous and often briefly outshine an entire galaxy. No supernova has been observed in the Milky Way since 1604, but they are often observed in distant galaxies.

How many typical stars can supernova be luminous as? one hundred billion stars! Supernovae are extremely luminous and often briefly outshine an entire galaxy. No supernova has been observed in the Milky Way since 1604, but they are often observed in distant galaxies.

What is the effect of nicotinic acid on human organism? It is essential for functioning! Nicotinic acid, better known as niacin or vitamin B3, has nothing in common with tobacco. Chronic lack of niacin leads to pellagra, a vitamin deficiency disease.

What is the effect of nicotinic acid on human organism? It is essential for functioning! Nicotinic acid, better known as niacin or vitamin B3, has nothing in common with tobacco. Chronic lack of niacin leads to pellagra, a vitamin deficiency disease.

Which country is named "Misr" or "Masr" in its language? Egypt! The English name Egypt is derived from the Ancient Greek Aígyptos, but it has nothing in common with the local name of the country (except maybe with the Late Egyptian name of Memphis - Hikuptah). Ancient Egyptians called their land Kemet, meaning "black soil" (as opposed to the desert). Today,  Misr is the official name of Egypt, while Masr is the Egyptian-local pronunciation in the Egyptian Arabic.

Which country is named "Misr" or "Masr" in its language? Egypt! The English name Egypt is derived from the Ancient Greek Aígyptos, but it has nothing in common with the local name of the country (except maybe with the Late Egyptian name of Memphis - Hikuptah). Ancient Egyptians called their land Kemet, meaning "black soil" (as opposed to the desert). Today, Misr is the official name of Egypt, while Masr is the Egyptian-local pronunciation in the Egyptian Arabic.

In which country is Berber the official language? in Morocco! The Berber language is ancient and has 2200 years of written tradition. In 2011 Berber became a constitutionally official language of Morocco, after years of persecution (under the policy of Arabization). There is a movement among speakers of the closely related varieties of Northern Berber to unite them under a standard language.

In which country is Berber the official language? in Morocco! The Berber language is ancient and has 2200 years of written tradition. In 2011 Berber became a constitutionally official language of Morocco, after years of persecution (under the policy of Arabization). There is a movement among speakers of the closely related varieties of Northern Berber to unite them under a standard language.

Who was the commander of the Afrika Korps? Erwin Rommel! Erwin Rommel, known as the Desert Fox, was the youngest german field marshal during II world war.

Who was the commander of the Afrika Korps? Erwin Rommel! Erwin Rommel, known as the Desert Fox, was the youngest german field marshal during II world war.

What is Brian May, the guitarist and songwriter of Queen, good at? astrophysics! Brian May studied Mathematics and Physics at Imperial College London, graduating with B.Sc. degree with honours. He earned a PhD in astrophysics from Imperial College in 2007 and is the 4th and current Chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University.

What is Brian May, the guitarist and songwriter of Queen, good at? astrophysics! Brian May studied Mathematics and Physics at Imperial College London, graduating with B.Sc. degree with honours. He earned a PhD in astrophysics from Imperial College in 2007 and is the 4th and current Chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University.