• Docking With Mir Space Station Russian
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    Docking With Mir Last year something amazing took place, but it wasn't in a laboratory. Itwasn't under the ocean, and it wasn't on the land. It was in space. The docking of the United States's Space Shuttle Atlantis and the Russian Space Station Mir was an important step towards international cooperation in space. This is not the first time the U. S. has been in contact with Russia in space matters. In 1965, an American Apollo capsule and a Russian Soyuz module were locked in orbital tango 245 ...
  • Legends Of The Lost City
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    Legends of the lost city The Future of the Past: Archaeology in the 21 st Century Eberhard Zangger 285 pp, Weidenfeld Eberhard Zangger explores our knowledge of the lands bordering the Mediterranean before the golden age of ancient Greece (yes, the title is a little misleading), and pushes the general thesis that archaeological orthodoxy currently has it all wrong. His first targets are catastrophist theories of cultural change in the region, ideas that have been widely disseminated in popular b...