An international team of scientists recorded the explosion of one and the same supernova, observed in four different areas of the celestial sphere. Relevant studies published in the journal Astrophysical Journal Letters and Science, briefly about them reports National laboratory of Lawrence in Berkeley (USA).
Shone iPTF16geu (SN 2016geu) located at a distance of about four billion light-years from Earth. It is a subcategory Ia supernova, the resulting explosion white dwarfs. iPTF16geu discovered on 5 September 2016.
The star was able to observe four different areas of the celestial sphere due to the effect of gravitational lensing. Thanks to him, if between the star and the observer is a massive object, for example, large galaxy, the path of the rays from the sun is bent, which leads to the reproduction of visible images by an observer of the stars.
A group of scientists from the South Korean Institute for astronomy and space research has discovered a galaxy that is shaped like a jellyfish. It is located in the galactic cluster Abell 267, which is removed from the earth at a distance of about a billion light-years. The object has a "tail" and teardrop-shaped structure.
Russian cosmonauts will soon be able to leave several people, said the source TASS in the aerospace industry. From the group in addition to Gennady Padalka on their own left Sergei Volkov, in the right condition ready to go for another two cosmonauts, and one may be dismissed from training, he added.
Czech scientists have synthesized all of the nucleotide bases of RNA inside the experimental setup, in which was simulated the conditions on Earth several billion years ago. The study results are a proof of the origin of life from inorganic substances.
The Board of Directors of Rosneft approved the recommendations to the shareholders on the dividend for the year 2016. The General meeting of shareholders to be held on June 22, encouraged to make a decision on payment of dividends in the amount of 5.98 per one ordinary share, i.e. 35% of the net profit of 63 billion rubles.
Maxim Oreshkin called the economic development Agency of new generation. "The Ministry currently, most of the employees are aged below 35 years", — said the head of Department. He took office at the end of 2016 at the age of 34, becoming the youngest Federal Minister.
"Australia first!" — it is a slogan, let Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to increase its popularity among voters. The tightening of immigration rules and procedure for obtaining citizenship under this slogan led to increased support to the head of the Cabinet by four percent.