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X which was previously known as Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF), is one of the “Great Observatories”. On April 18, 1998, NASA announced a contest to name AXAF, the winners of the contest were Jatila van der Veen and Tyrel Johnson who suggested to name AXAF in the honour of a Noble Prize-winning astrophysicist. Who was the Noble prize-winning astrophysicist?

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X prize was first proposed to be a part of the celebration of the 100th birth anniversary of X and when it was learnt that Alfred Nobel’s plans for annual prizes would not include a prize in mathematics. Dissolution of the union between Sweden and Norway in 1905 ended the first attempt to create the X and the first actual X prize was awarded in 2003.  Id X.

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X is a mysterious organization which claims itself to be ‘technomystical’. Who operates it is unknown but many claim to have solved enigmatic puzzles on data security and cryptography posted by it on 4th January 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016. Id X.

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This father-son duo won the Nobel Prize in Physics in the early 20th century. Both of them went on to receive the knighthood and the son from this duo is the youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics. Identify them (A law of Physics and a mineral is named after them).

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Shown is the original cover of a 1976 book based on Evolution. The term meme was coined in this book. Identify it.

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