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Event ID:  37240
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Contact Email:  kanina@spbstu.ru
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Organization:  Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU)
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Dates:  8th October 2020 to 8th October 2020
Physical Event:  Yes
Type:  Public
Start/End Type:  Both Starts and Ends During WSW
Country:  Russia
State/Province:  Saint Petersburg
City:  Saint Petersburg
Address:  Russia, 195251, St.Petersburg, Polytechnicheskaya, 29AF
Location:  Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU)
Event Name:  Presentation of a popular science book “The Mysteries of Space. Planets and Exoplanets”
Event Description:  On September 8 at 14:00, Andrey Murachev, a researcher at St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, will present his popular science book “The Mysteries of Space. Planets and Exoplanets” in Technopolis of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. The event will be held under the auspices of World Space Week. Today, the number of exoplanets discovered by humans is in the thousands, and their species’ diversity is amazing. Hot gas giants and cold mini-copies of Neptune, the worlds of the oceans and super-earths, turning around their stars of various sizes or floating freely in space. What do they represent, how do scientists find them, whether life exists on such bodies, and what it can be like? You will find the answers to these and many other questions in the book “The Mysteries of Space. Planets and exoplanets”. The book is published in the popular science series “Gutenberg Libraries”, AST Publishing House, and it is aimed at a wide range of readers. The author of the book is Andrey Murachev, a 30-year-old scientist, graduate of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (Department of Space Research and Department of Theoretical Mechanics), and researcher at the Higher School of Theoretical Mechanics SPbPU. His area of scientific interests is extensive: exoplanets, the formation of planetary systems, artificial intelligence, as well as heat propagation in crystal lattices. Since 2017, he has been engaged in science popularization by lecturing and actively participating in various educational projects.
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