Наука и техника

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  • The "Union" did not deploy one of the solar panels

    The Soyuz TMA-14M, which was launched to the International space station on September 26, did not deploy one of the solar panels. However, as reported in RSC "Energia", while the docking of the spacecraft and the ISS is planned for a six-hour scheme, but the final decision will be made in a few hours.

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  • Google started selling mini-consoles Chromecast in Russia

    Google starts selling miniature box Chromecast in Russia - more than a year after the first announcement of the device. Chromecast, which in the U.S. is $ 35, in Russia will be sold at the price 2290 rubles, and it will be available in salons major electronics retailers and service providers.

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  • From Baikonur to the ISS flew 41/42 expedition

    The crew 41/42 expedition to the International space station (ISS) in the night from 25 to 26 September 26 September 2014, and went into space. Astronauts to the ISS will take the Soyuz TMA-14M on the carrier rocket "Soyuz-FG". The crew consists of two men and one woman: commander Alexander Samokutyaev and flight engineers Elena Serova and Barry Wilmore.

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  • Fossil faeces helped resolve the longstanding dispute archaeologists

    Fossil faeces helped resolve the longstanding dispute archaeologists, specialists in pre-Columbian civilizations of South America. DNA analysis of coprolites found on the island of Vieques (near Puerto Rico) indicated significant differences between the two cultures. The authors emphasize the importance of coprolites as a source of information.

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  • The U.S. will help Ukraine to create aerospace valley

    American business will help Ukraine to develop the aerospace industry. The point of this growing industry, President of the American chamber of Commerce in Ukraine has proposed to organize in Kyiv, Kharkiv and Dnipropetrovsk. The U.S. representative noted that the local aerospace industry is one of the best in the world.

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  • Scientists have doubted the existence of black holes

    Laura Mersini-Houghton and Harald Pfeiffer suggested that black holes do not exist. Scientists by theoretical calculations have tried to show that the evolution of massive objects will not reach the stage of the formation of a black hole. According to their hypothesis, dying heavy star will lose along with radiation and mass.

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  • In the Arabic-language Twitter found total hatred of the U.S.

    The analysis of several million Arabic-language tweets for 2012-2013 pointed to the strongest anti-American sentiment in the middle East. Scientists examined the response to major events of this period, including the hurricane "sandy" in the United States, the civil war in Syria and the removal of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi.

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  • Indian probe suggested alternative American vision of Mars

    Indian probe Mangalyaan has unveiled the first picture of Mars. The apparatus is designed to test technologies related to flying to distant cosmic objects. Study the planet - is a minor task. Formerly the American apparatus MAVEN donated their images of the upper atmosphere of Mars.

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  • American probe MAVEN showed the first images of Mars

    Space probe MAVEN showed the first pictures of Mars. The device is the first space probe, which aims to study the upper rarefied atmosphere of the planet. Images were obtained using a UV spectrograph eight hours after the product was placed on the orbit of Mars.

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  • In the St. George Cathedral in Novgorod discovered frescoes beginning of the XII century

    In Veliky Novgorod and twisting during excavations in St. George's Cathedral, St. George monastery scientists of the Institute of archaeology of the Russian Academy of Sciences discovered fragments of frescoes. Researchers have carried them to the 20-th years of the XII century, i.e. to the pre-Mongol period. Especially valuable for archaeologists thought the faces of the saints.

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  • Neuroscientists have made a paralyzed rat run

    Swiss scientists have been forced to flee completely paralyzed rat using only electrical signals, in real time. In 2015 special Playground (Gait Platform) will be tested on humans, paralyzed from spinal cord injuries, promising researchers.

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  • Russia refused from mercury

    September 24, 2014 Russia signed Minematsu Convention on mercury. The agreement provides for the rejection of the use of this metal by 2030. Accession to the Treaty will lead to the phase-out of mercury containing products and equipment, for example, some types of Soaps and cosmetics.

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  • Sales of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will start in Russia through the day

    Official sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will start in Russia on Friday, September 26. This year Russia was among the countries where the device enters the market a week after the start of sales in the countries of the "first wave". The price of iPhone 6 will be from 32 to 42 thousand rubles, iPhone 6 Plus - from 37 to 47 thousand rubles.

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  • Singaporeans used Prussian blue to create a competitor curtains

    Scientists of the Singapore Centre for advanced studies of semiconductor lighting and displays, has developed an Autonomous electrochromic window, which is a direct competitor blinds and curtains. This window is obscured, depending on Solar activity and independently accumulates energy for their work.

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  • UNESCO was charged with the support of pseudo-science Nobel prize winner

    In the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris will host a seminar organized by the Nobel prize winner Luc Montagnier (Luc Montagnier) and dedicated to the controversial theory that virologist: that water is able to store and transmit information using electromagnetic traces of DNA and other molecules, previously dissolved in the liquid.

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