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- Botany : The study of plants, algae and fungi (mycology).
- Charles Darwin : (1809 – 1882) English natural scientist, most famous for proposing the theory of natural selection.
- Classics : A branch of the Humanities dealing with language, literature, history, art, and other aspects of the ancient Mediterranean world.
- Georges Cuvier : (1769 - 1832) vertebrate paleontologist and comparative anatomist who established the extinction of past lifeforms as an accepted scientific fact.
- Henry Adams : (1838-1918) An American author and historian.
- John Napier : (1550 – 4 April 1617) The eighth Laird of Merchistoun, a mathematician, physicist, and astrologer.
- Scotland : A country that forms the northernmost part of the United Kingdom; population about 5,200,000.
- The Origin of Species : 1859 book by Charles Darwin expounding the theory of evolution through natural selection
- Young earth creationism : A set of beliefs espoused by some fundamentalist Protestants who use literal hermeneutics to interpret the Bible. They believe that God created the universe in six 24-hour days and that the earth is only 6,000 – 10,000 years old.