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Robert Brown (1773-1858) was a Scottish botanist, a pioneer of plant classification and the first to describe and name the cell nucleus.

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On an expedition to Australia in 1801 he collected 4,000 species of plant and later classified them using the "natural" system of Bernard de Jussieu (1699-1777) rather than relying upon the system of Carolus Linnaeus.

The agitated movement of small particles suspended in water, now explained by kinetic theory, was described by Brown i read more...

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