The Rover "Curiosity has achieved the main goal of their mission - mountain Aolida in the center of Gale crater and is preparing for its drilling. reported on Thursday, September 11, on the NASA site.
"Curiosity", as stated by the Director of the Department of planetology NASA Jim green, "opened a new Chapter in the study of the red planet. Research the Rover will begin with a lower slope of the mountain, where we will take soil samples. The mission will begin next week.
Mount Aolida aroused great interest among scientists from the point of view of the study of new species that can be helpful in making representations about the geological structure Mars, said green.
The Rover landed on the surface of the red planet in Gale crater in August 2012. Since then the device has been studying radiation, atmosphere, rocks and climate of Mars.
The main objective of the mission of the unit lies in the detection of potentially or historically favorable conditions for life on Mars. As a result of work "Curiosity" scientists have found that earlier on Mars existed favorable for simple organisms living conditions.
The Rover is an Autonomous self-propelled physico-chemical laboratory, able to work in the conditions of the Martian climate. Mass does not exceed 900 kg (equivalent to about 340 kilograms in the conditions of the Martian gravity), its size: 3,1×2,7×2.1 meters, as an energy source device uses a radioisotope thermoelectric generator, which with the help of a thermogenerator converts into electricity thermal energy released by the decay of plutonium-238.
Japanese and French scientists have shown that larger satellites of Saturn could be born and die 20-30 times in the more than four billion years of existence, the second largest planet in the Solar system. A study published in the library of electronic preprints arXiv.org.
The company Samsung has published on its YouTube channel a video demonstrating the world's first stretchable AMOLED display. The prototype was presented at the exhibition the exhibition Display Week 2017, however, the manufacturer did not disclose all the details of the development. It has a diagonal of 9.1 inches and can withstand stretching.
Intel may release an 18-Core Intel Core i9-7980XE. Alongside, the manufacturer will manufacture the new chips Core i9-and i9 7940X-7960X 14 and 16 cores, respectively. Core i9-7980XE refers to the CPU family Skylake-X compatible with motherboards LGA 2066.
Russian Alexey Makeev injured in the mob attack on his house in cancún discharged from hospital and detained at the social rehabilitation centre. "Now he will be indicted, he is the representative of the Embassy, from the hospital he was discharged," — said the Russian Consul in Mexico city.
The Tokyo Sento "Hinode" opened "school for naked." Classes are held directly in the bath. To get to the lecture, the client will have to pay 460 yen (about 230 rubles). Each month starts a new course. In may visitors "Hinode" studied the game of go, and in June will learn about the methods of fight against homeless cats.
Fighters of the mixed style hajimurad and Gamzat Hermalopezw who beat Vice-President of the MMA Union of Russia Radmir Gabdullin disqualified for life. Athletes suspended from participation in competitions under the auspices of the organization. The conflict occurred in Astana on may 20.