Sputnik The Shock of the Century by Paul Dickson

Cover of: Sputnik | Paul Dickson

Published by Thorndike Press .

Written in English

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  • Sputnik satellites,
  • United States - 20th Century/50s,
  • Political aspects,
  • Fiction,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • United States,
  • Public opinion,
  • Aeronautics & Astronautics,
  • Astronautics and state,
  • Historical - General,
  • Artificial satellites, Russian,
  • History

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages562
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9540951M
ISBN 10078389760X
ISBN 109780783897608

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Sputnik: The Shock of the Century, took me right back to that little girl staring at the sky, to the awe and excitement I'd felt but had forgotten.

But even more than that Paul Dickson's book has given me the facts: The information I didn't understand as Sputnik book child and didn't bother to learn as an adult/5(29).

On October 4,as Leave It to Sputnik book premiered on American television, the Soviet Union launched the space age. Sputnik, all of pounds with only a radio transmitter inside its highly polished shell, became the first man-made object in space; while it immediately shocked the world, its long-term impact was even greater, for it profoundly changed the shape of the twentieth by: Paul Dickson's Sputnik: The Shock of the Century is one of the few book-length overviews of the event that launched the space age.

It covers events leading up to the launch of the Soviet Union's Sputnik I satellite in Octoberand analyzes cultural and political reactions after the fact/5. Sputnik (Part 1) is an introductory Russian course designed to develop basic reading, writing, listening and communication skills.

The author provides a step-by-step introduction to Russian with clear and simple explanations of grammar and sentence structure/5(17). “Murakami has a deep interest in the alienation of self, which lifts [Sputnik Sweetheart] into both fantasy and philosophy.” –San Francisco Chronicle “Not just a great Japanese writer but a great writer, period.” –Los Angeles Times Book Review/5().

I really liked this book because I liked the way the Author made Sputnik seem like a dog to some people, a boy to other people, and an alien to to other people. I also like that Sputnik has TONS of superpowers like flying, levitating stuff, and make when you press the pause button on the TV remote, you actually pause the thing you point at and 4/5.

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About Sputnik website. Sputnik website is a complementary free resource for teachers, students, and self-study learners. There are multiple self-marking exercises, more than 1, high quality audio files.

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The first artificial satellite, Sputnik I, was launched on Oct. 4,by the USSR; a test payload of a radio beacon and a thermometer demonstrated the feasibility of orbiting a satellite. The first U.S. satellite, Explorer I, launched on Jan. 31,returned data that was instrumental in the discovery of the Van Allen radiation belts.

On a recent visit to Russia, I picked up a few bits of survival Russian and wanted to build on my learning when I got back home. I was initially wary of the usual language textbooks on offer and decided to try Sputnik after looking at the Dr Rochtina's website and companion website to the textbook/5.

This book is heart-breaking and hilarious in equal measure. Prez's uncertainty of his place in the world makes him hugely endearing, and Sputnik, the unpredictable and spontaneous alien, is a fantastic character - filling the pages with joy and adventure.4/5(1).

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The main characters of this fiction, cultural story are Sumire, Miu/5. Author Essay. View photos taken to give American readers a sense of Japan–some of which are of places directly mentioned in Sputnik Sweetheart, such as Inogashira Park, Shinjuku, and the Kinokuniyaread an email roundtable, "Translating Murakami," with Jay Rubin and Philip Gabriel (translators of Murakami), and Gary Fisketjon (Murakami’s editor at Knopf), and see the cover.

Sputnik Workbook (Part 1) is designed to accompany Sputnik: An Introductory Russian Language Course (Part 1) textbook. It introduces cursive writing (Russians do not print when writing by hand!), helps learners of Russian develop basic writing skills, and offers a wide range of exercises from copying handwritten letters, syllables and simple words to formulating sentences,/5.

Sputnik (Russian: Спутник) was a Soviet magazine published from until by the Soviet press agency Novosti in several languages, targeted at both Eastern Bloc countries and Western nations.

It was intended to be a Soviet equivalent to Reader's Digest, publishing news stories excerpted from the Soviet press in a similar size and paper.

"Sputnik's Children" shares some of the same metaphorical territory: using more Thanks for your question. "Station Eleven" is one of my favorite novels. "Sputnik's Children" shares some of the same metaphorical territory: using comic books and even old Star Trek lines as touchstones for rebuilding civilization in a dystopic future/5.

Sputnik 1 (/ ˈ s p ʊ t n ɪ k / or / ˈ s p ʌ t n ɪ k /; "Satellite-1", or "PS-1", Простейший Спутник-1 or Prosteyshiy Sputnik-1, "Elementary Satellite 1") was the first artificial Earth satellite. The Soviet Union launched it into an elliptical low Earth orbit on 4 Octoberorbiting for three weeks before its batteries died, then silently for two more months before Launch date: 4 OctoberUTC.

Part of the book’s hilarity lies in the fact that Sputnik appears as a dog to everyone except Prez, who sees a funny-looking kid in a kilt and aviator goggles.

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To the seasoned adults of Coalwood, Sputnik seems like a threat. This isn’t an unreasonable reaction to the satellite: Sputnik is a Soviet object, and Americans in the s certainly had valid reasons to fear the Soviets.

At the same time, Homer interprets Sputnik as an invitation: an. When accepting a copy of the book, titled "Putin: Innenansichten der Macht" (Putin: Inside View of Power), whose official presentation had earlier been held during an international book fair on Red Square, Vladimir Putin told the author that he hadn’t read it yet.

“I haven’t read a single book about myself,” Putin admitted. A lot of non-regular readers also reconnected with their old habit of reading and it was actually heartening to see many of them go back to the world of books", Verma told Sputnik.

“There is something magical about the world of books. Unlike movies or television, the world of books is a figment of the readers' imagination. Sputnik, it turns out is an alien, and he's got a mission that requires Prez's help: the Earth has been marked for destruction, and the only way they can stop it is to come up with ten reasons why the planet should be saved.

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More than fifty years ago Sputnik dramatically raised the nation's awareness of what was lacking in science and math education in America. What we need to wake people up to now is the crisis in imagination and concern for the greater good.

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