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Lomonosov

[ lom-uh-naw-sawf, -sof; Russian luh-muh-naw-suhf ]

noun

  1. Mi·kha·il Va·si·le·vich [myi-, kh, uh-, yeel, vuh-, syee, -lyi-vyich], 1711–65, Russian philosopher, poet, scientist, and grammarian.


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In the 260 years since Lomonosov watched the planet’s transit, scientists have developed telescopes so sophisticated they can observe the transit of faint planets in systems thousands of light-years away.

The fundamental issue: the boundaries of the underwater Lomonosov Ridge.

We read of Lomonosov, by far the greatest Russian of his age, whose life was broken by political persecution.

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