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The amount of vapor in the atmosphere has increased by 4% since the mid-1990s. How significant is the impact of water vapor on climate change?

Author Anastasiya Rogacheva
Photo Olga Merzlyakova
Video Aleksey Kornoukhov

In her interview, Candidate of Geographical Sciences and Head of the Northern Water Problems Institute at the Karelian Research Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences (KarRC RAS) Larisa Evgenyevna Nazarova discusses climate change in the White Sea region and her research on Northern waters. 

Author Yanina Khuzhina
Video Aleksey Kornoukhov

Maria Vasilyevna Klenova paved the way to the coldest continent of the planet


Vasily Golovnin fought in many naval battles and made two circumnavigations of the globe. However, his calling card for posterity is his memoirs about his adventures in Japanese captivity

Semen Lopuhov

On February 9, 1897, the first population census of the Russian Empire was held


Reports of young scientists – laureates of the Presidential Prize in Science and Innovation were presented at the meeting and issues of cooperation with African countries were discussed

Anna Posokhova
Aleksandr Burmistrov
Elena Librik
Aleksandr Kozlov

How can technology of remote sensing of the Earth keep track of wildfires, oceanic processes, volcanic activity, and urban development?

Author Anastasiya Rogacheva
Photo Nikolay Malakhin
Video Aleksandr Kozlov

He discovered new mineral deposits, mapped new territories, and created the first Russian seismic observation service


Despite the challenges of this year related to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 was incredibly rich in scientific events and cutting-edge research results. Remembering the most interesting scientific achievements!


An assistant to Vitus Bering in the First Kamchatka Expedition, the first European to reach the northwest coast of America, a cartographer, nobleman Aleksei Chirikov was born on December 24, 1703


Anna Kern's grandson, who was partly raised by Alexander Pushkin's son Grigory. However, his interest leaned toward cartography and oceanography. Yuly Shokalsky was born on October 17, 1856.

Aleksandr Burmistrov

On September 20, 1862, a monument in honor of the millennial anniversary of the calling of the Varangians to Russia was erected in Veliky Novgorod


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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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