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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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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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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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The Earth in the Universe – Fedynskii (Ed.)

In this post, we will see the book The Earth In The Universe edited by V. V. Fedynskii. About the book: The space age was initiated on 4 October 1957, when the first Soviet artificial satellite was launched. Then, between 1961 and … Continue reading

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A Spaceship In Orbit – Kolesnikov, Glazkov

In this post we will see A Spaceship In Orbit by Yu.V. Kolesnikov, Yu. N. Glazkov “What lies ahead of you is the investigation of the crater-gnawed Moon and the landing on Mars. You are expected to penetrate into the … Continue reading

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Y. Ryabov – Celestial Mechanics

How do the heavenly bodies move, and how are these movements related to one another? What forces of nature govern such motions? We now come to another jewel of a book titled Celestial Mechanics by Y. Ryabov. This book discusses … Continue reading

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