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During the flight, scientists Joseph Hafele and Richard Keating tested the time dilation predicted by Einstein’s theory of relativity


On September 24, 1970, Luna 16, a Soviet automatic interplanetary station, delivered samples of lunar soil to Earth for the first time in world history

Anastasia Ibragimova

On September 1, 1804, astronomer Karl Harding discovered the asteroid Juno

Alexander Burmistrov

On 24 August 2006 Pluto was relegated to dwarf planet status

Author Anna Posokhova

On August 10, 1675, the foundation stone of the Greenwich Observatory was laid

Author Evgeniya Chernoskulova

On August 4, 2007, NASA's Phoenix spacecraft was launched from Cape Canaveral using a Delta 2 rocket

Author Anastasia Ibragimova

When late night sets in, countless flickering beacons appear in the dark sky. Those stars were “looking” at Earth top-down millions of years ago. Today we will describe how these cosmic “fireflies” are born

Author Evgeniya Chernoskulova

On July 3rd, 1835, construction of the main building of Pulkovo Astronomic Observatory began


In this interview, Ildar Khabibullin told us about how to observe the black holes, what make them interesting, and why observing them is similar to watching the past

Author Anastasia Ibragimova
Video Aleksandr Kozlov

Are the residents of Earth protected from asteroids? The opinion of Boris Shustov, head of Expert Working Group for Space Threats under the Space Council of RAS

Author Anastasia Penzina
Video Aleksey Kornoukhov

On May 29, 1919, Arthur Eddington recorded a total solar eclipse on camera


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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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