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By Eduard A. Tropp,Viktor Ya. Frenkel,Artur D. Chernin,Alexander Dron,Michael Burov

Our universe will be defined mathematically through an easy version built in 1922 at Petrograd (St Petersburg) through Alexander Friedmann (1888–1925), who anticipated that the complete universe could extend and evolve with time prior to there has been any observational proof. He used to be a good Soviet physicist, and this shiny 1993 biography is decided in a large old historical past. The publication is a window at the university and collage years, army provider, instructing and study in the course of a seminal interval of Soviet historical past. The authors contain distinctive archival fabric, comparable to Friedmann's letters from front, in addition to modern files and recollections of affiliates. there's a unique remedy of his paintings in Theoretical Cosmology (1922–1924), set within the context of the association of Soviet technological know-how on the time.

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