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Atmosphere of Venus: Problems in perception

Sheehan, William and Pasachoff, Jay (2013) Atmosphere of Venus: Problems in perception. Physics Today, 66 (7). pp. 9-10. ISSN 0031-9228. doi:10.1063/PT.3.2026.

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Vladimir Shiltsev, Igor Nesterenko, and Randall Rosenfeld call Mikhail Lomonosov a great Russian polymath (Quick Study, PHYSICS TODAY, February 2013, page 64), and indeed, he is credited with many important discoveries. In astronomy, however, he is almost exclusively remembered for his putative “discovery” of the atmosphere of Venus at the transit of 1761.

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