Nauka i Zhizn

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Nauka i Zhizn’


(Science and Life), a monthly illustrated popular science journal with a broad scope of subject matter. Organ of the All-Union Znanie (Knowledge) Society since 1948.

Nauka i zhizn’ was founded in 1934 as a journal for self-education. From 1938 to 1947 it was the popular-science journal of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. Since 1961 the journal has been aimed at the mass reader. It treats the most important problems of science and technology, publishes works of fictionalized science and science fiction, and contains problems and games. Circulation, more than 3 million (1974).

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