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 July 1, 2015, this list includes 9,804 individual articles, based on the manually entered totals for each of the sublists:

List No. Section July 1, 2015 Target number
1 People 1,979 2,000
2 History 659 675
3 Geography 1,155 1,200
4 Arts 652 650
5 Philosophy and religion 414 425
6 Everyday life 476 500
7 Society and social sciences 895 900
8 Biology and health sciences 1,449 1,500
8.1    Health, medicine and disease 236 250
9 Physical sciences 1,095 1,100
9.1    Basics and measurement 85 85
9.2    Astronomy 209 215
9.3    Chemistry 281 275
9.4    Earth science 257 250
9.5    Physics 261 275
10 Technology 743 750
11 Mathematics 287 300
Total 9,804 10,000

Counts updated from subpages: Cobblet (talk) 16:48, 1 July 2015 (UTC)

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