Wikipedia:Vital articles/Expanded

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10,000 Things
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Tao Te Ching, Verse 34
The Tao covers the ten thousand things like flood waters.
It flows in all directions.
The ten thousand things depend on it.
The Tao denies none of them.
Laozi

This is a currently incomplete list of 10,000 subjects for which Wikipedia should ultimately have high-quality articles. It expands on Wikipedia:Vital articles, which lists 1000 articles. This list is in the process of being refined and prioritized on the basis of topic-by-topic discussion and !voting. Changes can be proposed on the talk page. Everyone is welcome to participate.

Because of its size, Vital Articles/Expanded has been split into eleven sublists. If you spot a duplicate listing, please remove one of them; if you aren't sure in which section a topic belongs, please initiate a discussion on the talk page.

As of February 1, 2015, this list includes 9,793 individual articles, based on the manually entered totals for each of the sublists:

List No. Section February 1, 2015 Target number
1 People 1,972 (-28) 2,000
2 History 664 (+14) 650
3 Geography 1,151 (-49) 1,200
4 Arts 661 (+11) 650
5 Philosophy and religion 413 (-12) 425
6 Everyday life 477 (-23) 500
7 Society and social sciences 893 (-7) 900
8 Biology and health sciences 1,440 (-60) 1,500
8.1    Health, medicine and disease 235 (-15) 250
9 Physical sciences 1,092 (-33) 1,125
9.1    Basics and measurement 85 (-15) 100
9.2    Astronomy 209 (-16) 225
9.3    Chemistry 282 (+7) 275
9.4    Earth science 255 (+5) 250
9.5    Physics 263 (-12) 275
10 Technology 745 (-5) 750
11 Mathematics 285 (-15) 300
Total 9,793 10,000

Counts updated from subpages: Igrek (talk) 17:33, 8 February 2015 (UTC)

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