The European southern Observatory (ESO) has obtained a three-dimensional image of the spiral structure in the gas surrounding the dying red giant star LL Pegasi. Animated movie introduced Gizmodo.
An international team of astronomers saw the details of the star, located in 3,4 thousand light-years from Earth, using a set of radio telescopes Atacama Large Millimeter Array. She is in the final stage of its evolution, when the stars, turning into red giants and begin to drop the outer shell of the gas, forming a planetary nebula. The helical structure has arisen from the fact that LL Pegasi revolves around the companion star.
Scientists from the Technical University of Eindhoven in the Netherlands and Kent state University in USA have developed a material that can bend under the influence of light and, thus, to move. The video that demonstrates the properties of the polymer, is available at EurekAlert!.
Canadian scientists have shown that the average maximum human lifespan at least more than previously thought. To such conclusions experts have come, analyzing the data on life expectancy of people from USA, UK, France and Japan, going back to 1968.
During the experiments on one of the largest nuclear test sites in the U.S. radioactive lesion has undergone more than 30 employees. The head of the National administration of nuclear security Frank Klotz infection of staff considers minor, do not agree with the experts of the American "Center for fairness in society."
The head coach of the national team of Russia in speed skating Konstantin Poltavets was hit by a car. The incident occurred in the Netherlands. Poltavets at the time of the accident was riding a Bicycle. On Wednesday, the coach of the Russian team moved the operation, now to his life threatens nothing.
The average life expectancy of Russians in 2016 amounted to 71,87 of year is a record in the history of data collection. The longest-lived in Ingushetia, Dagestan and Moscow (77 years). The lowest rate was recorded in Tuva (64,2), slightly better things in Chukotka (64,4) and the Jewish Autonomous region (65,8).
American Anthony Keeling (Keeling Anthony) published in his Twitter example damaged photos, which turned out to be ridiculous solely because of the inability of the other to properly line up the shot. Network users like the idea with the publications of "masterpieces" made comrades.