Tag Archives: geology

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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The Mystery of The Earth’s Mantle – Malakhov

In this post, we will see the book The Mystery of The Earth’s Mantle by A. Malakhov. About the book What is the inside of the Earth like; what mysteries does its mantle conceal? What will the sensitive feelers of superdeep … Continue reading

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A Planet of Riddles – Novikov

In this post, we will see the book A Planet of Riddles by E. Novikov. About the book (from the back cover): This book is about our planet, the Earth we know so well. But is it then a planet of riddles? … Continue reading

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Can Man Change The Climate? – Borisov

In this post, we will see the book Can Man Change The Climate? by P. Borisov. About the book: This book examines the ways to solve the very important problem of improving the climate and reducing agriculture’s dependence on Nature … Continue reading

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Traces of Bygone Biospheres – Lapo

In this post, we will see the book Traces of Bygone Biospheres by A. V. Lapo. The book is an introduction to the ideas of the biosphere which were first proposed by remarkable Soviet scientist V. I. Vernadsky.  The book explores his ideas and … Continue reading

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Update: Books in Comments

It has been a while since anything new was posted by me. But many good natured people have invested their time and efforts to keep the book coming. This post is for bringing forth those contributions and contributors. Chances are … Continue reading

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Geochemistry for Everyone – Fersman

In this post we will see Geochemistry for Everyone by Alexander.E.Fersman This book is neither a fascinating novel nor a scientific treatise. It is built according to a special plan. One after another its four parts pass from general problems … Continue reading

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