MAX POLYAKOV

International space technology and IT business entrepreneur, investor, economist and philanthropist

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Asteroseismology: what stars tell us when they “breathe”
10 August 2022
10 August 2022
Asteroseismology: what stars tell us when they “breathe”

Asteroseismology could prove a real breakthrough in the field of remote study of stars, in particular our Sun. Today, we will explain how asteroseismology makes it possible to shed light on the fundamental processes occurring inside stars.

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Medieval Mechanisms: The Origins of Classical Mechanics
04 August 2022
04 August 2022
Medieval Mechanisms: The Origins of Classical Mechanics

Engineering thought was able to overcome the Dark Ages and, at the end of the Renaissance, even emerged as the full-fledged science of classical mechanics. This article is about the inventions and discoveries that preceded this process.

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Space does not forgive mistakes, Part 1: The Lost Moon
29 July 2022
29 July 2022
Space does not forgive mistakes, Part 1: The Lost Moon

The conquest of space did not always go according to plan, and it involved a great deal of learning from mistakes.. Over the six decades of the space age, many spacecraft have crashed on their way to the moon. In this material, we will consider the most resonant of these failures.

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The birth of engineering: the mechanisms that set the world in motion
21 July 2022
21 July 2022
The birth of engineering: the mechanisms that set the world in motion

As they observed the forces of the universe around them, the ancients tried to learn how to harness them. The result of their zeal was the emergence of amazing machines and mechanisms. Here is our first article in a series dedicated to the development of science and technology.

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The Voyage of Voyager 2: when the second does not mean the last
14 July 2022
14 July 2022
The Voyage of Voyager 2: when the second does not mean the last

Despite starting its space journey a little before Voyager 1, Voyager 2 was nevertheless made the number-two craft to bear its name. No. 2 has gone its own unique way, which we will talk about in the final part of our series on the Voyager space program.

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The most anticipated space missions of 2022. Part 2
07 July 2022
07 July 2022
The most anticipated space missions of 2022. Part 2

This year we are expecting a lot of remarkable rocket launches, most of which have already been announced. Along with the programs of space agencies (NASA, ESA, CNSA), it is worth to note the increase in space launches by private companies.

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The transformation of Ukrainian business: what is the danger of sectoral reorientation of business in wartime?
29 June 2022
29 June 2022
The transformation of Ukrainian business: what is the danger of sectoral reorientation of business in wartime?

Many businesses faced the question of whether to convert enterprises to wartime needs or to continue to do what they were created for. Let’s examine the risks involved in changing the direction of Ukrainian business in wartime and how the desire to help in the country’s defense can harm it.

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The most anticipated space missions of 2022
24 June 2022
24 June 2022
The most anticipated space missions of 2022

The main plans of 2022: the lunar mission of the unmanned Orion spacecraft as part of the Artemis 1 program; the development and testing of new models of launch vehicles; cargo spacecraft, and research satellites; and the participation of the space sector in environmental conservation.

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Voyager 1: Jupiter, Saturn, and the Pale Blue Dot
16 June 2022
16 June 2022
Voyager 1: Jupiter, Saturn, and the Pale Blue Dot

Today, we’ll tell you more about what the Voyager twin spacecraft possess except for the communication system, as well as the most famous discoveries Voyager 1 made during its 44-year spacewalk.

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The Mystery of Voyager’s Location: How Communication Works in the Deep Space
08 June 2022
08 June 2022
The Mystery of Voyager’s Location: How Communication Works in the Deep Space

2022 marks the 45th anniversary of the two NASA spacecraft, Voyager 1 and Voyager 2. Voyager 1 recently began experiencing problems with its spatial orientation. We tried to figure out what happened to the spacecraft’s navigation, as well as looked at how exactly communication works in Deep Space.

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