Biography of Johannes Kepler, German astronomer who discovered 3 major Laws of Planetary Motion
List of Russian astronomers and astrophysicists | Wikipedia audio article
Russian astronomy | Wikipedia audio article
Tateos Artemjevich Agekian was an outstanding Soviet astrophysicist of Armenian descent, one of the pioneers of Russian and world Stellar dynamics. Has found two evolutionary sequences of stellar systems: nearly spherical and strongly flattened. Suggested essentially new method to investigate the structure and kinematics of the Milky Way Galaxy. Found a new estimate for the dissipation rate in stellar clusters. Gave an exhaustive analysis of the photogravitational interaction between stars and gas clouds. A planet was named in honor of Tateos Artemjevich.