Achievements in space exploration
Many thousands of years ago, looking at the night sky, a man dreamed of flying to the stars. Billions of shimmering night luminaries made him carry away the thought into…

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Inflationary universe
In addition to the question of the origin of the universe, modern cosmologists face a number of other problems. So that the standard theory of the big bang could predict…

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In search of a peace system
1. Introduction. The starry sky at all times occupied the imagination of people. Why do stars light up? How many of them shine in the night? Are they far from…

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Moon relief

Traditionally, two main types of landscape — continents and the sea — stand out on the moon. The prevailing shape of the relief of the lunar surface is the lunar seas, which are huge in size basins of dark color. Of course, there is no water in these seas, but so these depressions were named in the distant past for their dark color; these names have survived to this day. Smaller dark spots, by analogy with the seas, received the names of bays, lakes and swamps. The main seas are concentrated within the visible hemisphere. The largest marine formation is the Ocean of Storms. Adjacent to it is the Sea of ​​Rains from the northeast, the Sea of ​​Humidity and the Sea of ​​Clouds from the south. In the eastern half of the disk visible from the earth, a chain stretched from the northwest to the southeast of the Sea of ​​Clarity, the Sea of ​​Tranquility and the Sea of ​​Plenty. The Sea of ​​Nectar adjoins this chain from the south, and the Sea of ​​Crisis from the northeast. Relatively small marine areas are located on the border of the visible and reverse hemispheres. These are the East Sea, the Regional Sea, the Smith Sea and the South Sea. On the reverse side, there Continue reading

Star evolution
Like all bodies in nature, stars do not remain unchanged, they are born, evolve, and finally "die." To trace the life path of stars and understand how they age, you…

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Astronomical picture of the world
For centuries, man has sought to unravel the mystery of the great world "order" of the Universe, which the ancient Greek philosophers called Cosmos (translated from Greek - "order", "beauty"),…

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Giant leap into space exploration
How did the work of the first American expedition on the lunar surface begin? Immediately after the ship landed on the plain of the lunar Sea of ​​Tranquility, the Apollo…

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The first models of the world.
Despite the high level of astronomical information of the peoples of the ancient East, their views on the structure of the world were limited to direct visual sensations. Therefore, in…

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