Category Archives: astronomy

Origin and Chemical Evolution of the Earth (Science for Everyone) – Voitkevich

In this post, we will see the book Origin and Chemical Evolution of the Earth by G.V. Voitkevich.  Earlier, we had seen Origin and Development of Life on Earth by the same author, which can be seen as a companion … Continue reading

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The Magic of Galaxies and Stars – Gurevich, Chernin

In this post, we will see the book The Magic of Galaxies and Stars L. E. Gurevich and A. D. Chernin About the book This book is ideal for those who wish to start learning about the intriguing modem concepts of … Continue reading

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The Minor Planets – Zigel

In this post, we will see the book The Minor Planet by F. Zigel. About the book Studies of the asteroids and their relationship to meteroids and comets are discussed, and details are given on the more interesting asteroids. Direct astronomical observation … Continue reading

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Wonders of the Night Sky – Zigel

In this post, we will see the book Wonders of the Night Sky by F. Zigel. About the book This is a book about astronomical observations of the night sky. At an elementary level it tells about unusual stars, star clusters and … Continue reading

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A picture book of astronomy – Levin, Radlova

In this post, we will see A picture book of astronomy by Boris Levin and Lidia Radlova. About the book The book has several topics in basic astronomy in the form of questions and answers (total 16). Each question is … Continue reading

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How people discovered the Shape of the Earth – Tomilin

In this post, we will see the book How people discovered the Shape of the Earth by A.  Tomilin. About the book What is the shape of the Earth? An odd question, isn’t it? The world’s a globe. It’s round. … Continue reading

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Essays About the Universe – Vorontsov-Vel’yaminov

In this post, we will see the book Essays About the Universe by Boris A. Vorontsov-Vel’yaminov.  About the book: This book by a prominent Soviet astronomer and imaginative interpreter of the history and latest knowledge of astronomy, an age-old science … Continue reading

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