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A Modern Handbook of Physics – Yavorsky and Detlaf

In this post, we will see the much-awaited book A Modern Handbook of Physics by B. M. Yavorksy and A. A. Detlaf. About the book (From the Preface) The basic sciences and physics, in particular, are of prime importance today in … Continue reading

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Little Mathematics Library – Recursion Sequences – Markushevich

In this post, we will see the book Recursion Sequences by A. I. Markushevich. This book is a part of the Little Mathematics Library series. About the book This book is one of the “Popular Lectures in Mathematics” series, widely used by … Continue reading

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Faust versus Mephistopheles? – Smirnov

In this post, we will see the book Faust versus Mephistopheles? by Kim Smirnov. About the book Where does knowledge lead – does it benefit man or will it prove to be his undoing? This con­troversy between Faust and Mephistopheles … Continue reading

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Units of Physical Quantities and their Dimensions – Sena

In this post, we will look at the book Units of Physical Quantities and their Dimensions by L. A. Sena.   About the book The present book sets out in detail the prin­ciples of constructing systems of units, and also … Continue reading

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A Visit To Transurania – Knorre

In this post, we will see the book A Visit To Transurania -by E. Knorre. About the book: The synthesis of elements heavier than uranium has opened up new spheres in our knowledge of nature and new fields of nuclear … Continue reading

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Things to Come – Fedchenko

In this post, we will see the book Things to Come composed by V. Fedchenko. About the book The book is a collection of essays by leading Soviet scientists who predict how the future will pan out for various fields. … Continue reading

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The Molecular Cafe (Soviet Science Fiction Stories)

In this post, we will see the book The Molecular Cafe – Soviet Science Fiction Stories About the book The book contains stories pub­lished by Soviet science-fiction wri­ters in the last three or four years. Of course, neither the selection … Continue reading

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