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Machines of the 20th Century – Muslin

In this post, we will see the book Machines of the 20th Century by E. Muslin. About the book This book is a review of the 20th-century machines, hundreds of thousands of various machines and mechanisms for moving tremendous masses … Continue reading

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Structural Mechanics – Darkov, Kuznetsov

In this post, we will see the book Structural Mechanics by A. Darkov and V. Kuznetsov. The book deals with a variety of structures and their stability from an engineering viewpoint. The structures discussed include arches, frames, trusses, roofs, retaining walls, bridges, … 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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The Activity of Cosmonauts – Zavalova, Ponamarenko

In this post we will see the book The Activity of Cosmonauts by N. D. Zavalova and V. A. Ponomarenko. About the book: The problems faced by cosmonauts in space are unique in many respects. Isolation, prolonged inactivity, the need to be … Continue reading

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The Moon and Man – Rebrov, Khozin

In this post, we will see the book The Moon and Man by M. Rebrov and G. Khozin. About the book The day is not far off when a spaceship will land on one of the moon’s vast plains and the first earthmen … Continue reading

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The Code of Life – Shvarts

In this post, we will see the book The Code of Life by A. Shvarts. About the book In this book the author relates in popular language about the latest attainments of biology and medicine, and about the future of these sciences. … 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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