At Sotheby's auction in new York sell moon dust that was collected by astronaut Neil Armstrong during the first moon landing. About it writes The Guardian.
The organizers expect to gain for a small bag of dust and small stones from two to four million dollars.
Also at the auction, dedicated to the 48th anniversary of the first moon landing, there will be some items related to space flight. Among them the report of Yuri Gagarin in English for 50 thousand dollars, ten-inch figure of a dog "Snoopy" in the suit for two thousand and many other artifacts.
During the mission of Apollo 11, the Americans on 20 July 1969 first landed on the moon. All the astronauts did it six times. Last — in December 1972 (during the Apollo 17 mission).
Researchers from Loma Linda University (USA) showed that the largest share of calories daily diet should have for Breakfast, and the minimum for dinner. This allows you to keep a normal and stable body mass index. A study published in the Journal of Nutrition.
An unusual signal, which, as previously thought, comes from the red dwarf Ross 128 and may be associated with extraterrestrial civilizations, has a terrestrial origin. "The signal is likely generated by one or more satellites," said Professor Abel Mendez from the University of Puerto Rico.
A group of mathematicians explained the emergence of the grandmothers. According to the theory called "grandmother hypothesis" that menopause is explained by the need to help the younger generation to raise children that increases the chances of further transmission of their genes. However, this theory does not explain when it came grandmother.
The UN Security Council on Monday, July 24, will hold an extraordinary meeting on the situation in Jerusalem, where the clashes between the Palestinians and the Israelis killed several people. The discussion will take place behind closed doors after the morning session of the Council.
The fighting was interrupted Donetsk filtration station. The power supply has been disconnected at 19:25 on Saturday, July 22. Stopped water supply to the city of Avdeevka, partly Donetsk and Yasinovataya, towns Verkhnetoretskoye, Red Partisans, and the village Vasilevka and Kruta Balka.
The head of homeland security and the US cyber command Admiral Michael Rogers believes that now is not the time to create a joint Russian-American group on cyber security. Such opinion as transfers RIA Novosti, he said during a forum on security.