“BIOLOGY SOMETIMES REVEALS ITS FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES THROUGH WHAT MAY SEEM AT FIRST TO BE ARCANE AND BIZARRE”
Put the answers to each of the clues in columns from 1 to 9. Row vii reveals the answer.
1 What is the continuous one-sided surface formed by half twisting a piece of paper and joining the ends? (6,5) 2 What are the hereditary units or genres which give rise to contrasting Mendelian traits? (6) 3 Which English meteorologist began the tradition of naming cyclones after people’s names? (6) 4 Which science fiction writer coined the word “robotics”? (5,6) 5 On which scale, named after a Scottish physicist and based on the Fahrenheit system, does 491.67 equal 0 degrees Celsius? (7) 6 Which hypothesis claims that the solar system formed from a mass of interstellar gases and dust? (7) 7 Which gaseous element is named after the Greek word for sun? (6) 8 Which group of herbs includes the common clover? (7) 9 Which non-metallic element has a relative atomic mass of 126.9044 and an atomic number of 53? (6)