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Soviet Writer Mikhail Sholokhov

image-2767A rare combination when the talent of a Russian writer is appreciated by readers and also gains recognition both in the Soviet Union (the highest awards from Lenin and Stalin), and abroad (Nobel Prize in Literature). “... everyone has the right to be called an artist, ...if he provides benefits to ...

Saving a Resident of Olkhon

image-2762 An amazing video! Tourists were driving on a dirt road. Suddenly, the driver stops, and even goes back a little. His friend asks him if he has lost something. The driver saw in the middle of the road a gopher that got stuck. Young woman: 'We have to help him!' And she ran off to ...

Mechanics, Artilleryand Robotics of the Russian Mathematician Paphnuty Chebyshev

image-2705The most important direction in any science the Russian mathematician Chebyshev considered practical application of discoveries, to which he devoted a lot of time. Artillery Ballistics What is the flying range of a missile? How to account for the velocity of the missile, its mass, attitude angle? Many mathematicians created calculation formulas ...

37 Impressive Lake Baikal Facts

image-2714The most magical lake on the planet – facts only. We will start our list with some little-known Lake Baikal facts. But this ... no words. You just need to keep reading. 1. Currently there are no active volcanoes on Lake Baikal. Active volcanoes are found in Tunkinskaya valley (in the valley basin), ...

Russian Mathematician Pafnuty Chebyshev

image-2702 Pafnuty Chebyshev is widely known as a mathematician and an engineer, and his formulas are still used today, and using Lego every school kid can make the walking machine of Chebyshev. Despite the difficulty in understanding of mathematical discoveries of Chebyshev by ordinary people, we will try (at least for people ...

Soviet Experimental Physicist Eugene Zavoisky

image-2687 Zavoisky discovered the phenomenon of electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR). Discovery of the Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Eugene Zavoisky observed the phenomenon already during the tests in 1941, but the experiments were difficult to reproduce and the World War II has diverted all of the efforts of the scientist to solving defense problems. Only ...

Russian Chemist Nikolay Semenov

image-2693Semenov is one of the founders of chemical physics. 'Mankind is still in the 'child' stage of its development. ... The issue isthat in a modern, still “child” state the mankind didn’t commitfatal errors.' N. Semenov Nikolay Semenov could not choose between chemistry and physics. As a result, he took up the adjacent ...
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