Enigmatic America in the Atlantic Ocean

Columbus presented his transatlantic project to the king Juan II at the beginning of 1484 when lived in Portugal. But that time wasn’t convenient for the monarch of Portugal. Then the king was busy with suppressing revolt raised in the country by magnates. Besides it, he was interested in expeditions towards western coasts of Africa.   It is known that, […]

Duarte Pereira and Pope`s demarcation line

Real seaman and professional navigator must learn something at the result of previous travels. If Duarte Pereira would use Canary and North Passat currents, he could repeat van Olmen’s mistake. But it was winter in the northern hemisphere when he started his travel. It was better to use alternative currents in order to avoid hurricanes and to try not to […]

“Christopher Columbus, Nasiraddin Tusi and discovery of America”

Writing about the remarkable Azerbaijani scientist Nasiraddin Tusi, who has a great scientific heritage, is very responsible and honorable. Nasiraddin Tusi, who has a very significant place in the world encyclopedia together with well-known phenomenal scientists, is one of the most honorary personalities of our nation. It may be named precious stone of the Academy of Sciences in the East. […]

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