During the meeting, the General meeting of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), it was decided to postpone the election of the President. About it reports TASS from the audience of the event.
Thus, elections of the new head of the RAS transferred from March 22 for the fall of 2017. The decision was taken by majority vote after all candidates withdrew their candidacies. The procedure will be done not later than November 20, 2017, during which time there should be developed a new Charter for the election of the President of the Academy.
Along with this, the Assembly requests the Russian government to extend the powers of the management of RAS for the period before the election. At the same time, the current President of the Academy Vladimir Fortov said that I would not like to renew their mandate.
American scientists have shown that the triboelectric effect (the appearance of electric charges in the material due to friction) responsible for the anomalous orientation of large dunes of Titan (the largest moon of Saturn). A study published in the journal Nature Geoscience.
The founder of SpaceX and Tesla Motors Elon Musk created a company Neuralink, which will develop methods to read data from the human brain and record them to the media. According to The Wall Street Journal, talking about the technology of "neural lace", which involves the implantation of electrodes into the brain.
American astrophysicists has discovered in the Sun, waves, Rossby, previously observed only on Earth. For this, the authors used data from the spacecraft SDO (Solar Dynamics Observatory) and STEREO (Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory). A study published in the journal Nature Astronomy.
The President of the United States Donald trump proposed to the house Committee on intelligence to investigate relations with Russia former Secretary of state Hillary Clinton and a number of representatives of the democratic party. We are talking about "the deal, which allowed a considerable proportion of uranium go to Russia", as well as the reset of relations between Moscow and Washington.
A Twitter user with the nickname @NasMaraj published a picture of a sad bulldog and told the story about how none of the neighborhood dogs came to the party in honor of his birthday. The gained viral popularity, but later the owner of the account said that he invented the holiday, and the dog.
Avalanche has covered three cars on the 255-kilometer strategic highway Bishkek-Osh in Kyrgyzstan. In one of them were four employees of the Ministry of transport and roads of the Republic they died on the spot. Six others rescuers managed to extract from under the rubble alive.