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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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Space Chemistry

We now come to Space Chemistry by L. Nikolaev. The book covers aspects of astrophysics and astronomy with stars, planets, comets and meteorites and other celestial bodies from a perspective of chemistry and hence that of spectroscopy. The last chapter … Continue reading

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Science for Everyone – Our Planet – The Earth

The book in this post is titled Our Planet – The Earth by A. V. Byalko. The book is wonderfully written and well illustrated. This is a book which mingles with a lot of disciplines and presents us with a better … Continue reading

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All About The Telescope

Surely, you’d like to know where the Earth ends, what surrounds the Earth, how far it is to the Moon and the stars, why the stars sparkle, why a ball you throw up always falls down, why it’s warmer in … Continue reading

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