By the end of 2017 in the Netherlands could be the first plastic road reports on Friday, November 4, TASS.
Highway will be collected from the special modules that are able to withstand the same load as the asphalt. Compared to traditional coating, plastic modules have a much lower weight and can be easily transported, and the soil less susceptible to subsidence.
The design provides for the presence of hollow spaces for the laying of cables and various communications. After the end of the service life, the modules can be recycled and used again.
"Together with [companies] Wavin and Total we now have enough knowledge, experience and resources to initiate concrete steps for implementation of this project. We expect that the prototype will be ready by the end of 2017," — said the inventors.
The concept of the road from recycled plastic appeared in 2015. Then a Dutch company proposed to replace the asphalt roads in the United States with plastic.
Company Bethesda has released a new story trailer for Prey, in which all attention is paid to the protagonist of the game named Morgan Y. According to the staff of Arkane Studios, the developers tried to make the player as much as possible to associate themselves with the protagonist. As a player, Morgan knows nothing about the world around them.
Astronomers from NASA have discovered a massive black hole that was ejected from the center of the parent galaxy, located eight billion light years from Earth. The researchers believe that it was caused by gravitational waves arising when two black holes smaller.
American actor Christopher judge voicing the main character of the game God of War Kratos, pointed out on his Twitter page the release date of the new part of the series. The description of his profile as notes the year is 2017. At the same time Sony, which makes the project not have made such statements.
Eight Arctic countries, including Russia and the United States signed a statement on cooperation in the region. The document specifies the "basic principles and rules of the exchange of information on emergencies at sea and joint operations in the Arctic." In addition, the parties agreed to joint military exercises.
The Pentagon began reviewing reports of the deaths of about 200 civilians in the Iraqi city of Mosul in the result of the U.S. airstrikes on positions of the international terrorist organization "Islamic state" (banned in Russia). The investigation concerns air strikes, which could be applied in the period from 17 to 23 March.
A former assistant to the President for homeland security Michael Flynn discussed with the Turkish authorities for the extradition of preacher Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara accuses of attempting a coup. The meeting discussed the idea of "in the dead of night to sweep this guy away" without extradition process, writes The Wall Street Journal.