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On May 19, 1910 the Earth met with Halley’s Comet

Author Anna Posokhova

The space flight of Yuri Alekseevich Gagarin marked the start of space research

Photo Nikolay Mokhnachev
Author Anna Posokhova
Video Aleksey Kornoukhov

The weight of spacecraft amounted to 410 kg 

Author Anna Posokhova

Twice a year, people all over the world are called for looking at the stars. The Astronomy Day is marked in spring and fall: in 2021 it falls on May 15 and October 9 

Author Aleksandr Burmistrov

Moisey Markov put forward the idea of registering neutrino in natural water basins. The same idea laid the foundation for creation of Baikal underwater neutrino telescope 


The employees of Dzhelepov nuclear problems laboratory at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research produced a popular-science film about Baikal neutrino telescope.


A crater on the Moon and cosmological model were named as a tribute to him – 149th anniversary of Dutch astronomer Willem de Sitter’s birthday.

Author Aleksandr Burmistrov

Controlled thermonuclear fusion copying the processes taking place in the solar core remains the cherished dream of mankind


On May 1, 1791, Fyodor Semenov, Russian amateur astronomer, was born. He won the Golden Medal of the Russian Geographical Society


On April 21, the second day of the General Meeting of the Russian Academy of Sciences has concluded. Oleg Korablev spoke about the ExoMars project and role the studies of this planet play in understanding the Earth and the solar system.

Video Dmitry Samsonov
Photo Nikolay Malakhin
Author Anastasia Ibragimova
Photo Nikolay Mokhnachev


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What saints did the conquistadors pray to and why did they decide to conquer Mexico? What was the ethnic, regional, and age composition of the Conquista? 

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