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Rainfall on Titan

Rainfall on Titan

Scientists thoroughly analyzed the data obtained by Cassini spacecraft and came to the conclusion that there was a rainfall on Titan (Saturn’s moon). This natural phenomenon was recorded at the north pole...
The Large Hadron Collider Will Get Even Bigger

The Large Hadron Collider Will Get Even Bigger

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is a 28-kilometer particle accelerator at the border of Switzerland and France. In 2012 it lead to the discovery of the Higgs boson, an elementary particle, and other successful...
Astronomers have discovered an exoplanet that might be made ofliquid water

Astronomers have discovered an exoplanet that might be made ofliquid water

The planet in the constellation Reticulum is almost three times the Earth's radius

Saplings Cloned from More Than 3,000-year-old Sequoias Planted in California

For the first time ever, scientists used genetic material extracted from a dead tree for cloning

A nuclear-powered robot will search for life on Europa

NASA is developing a new probe that can drill through the ice shell of Jupiter’s satellite\n

NASA spacecraft discovers water on far-off asteroid

Spectral analysis of the small-sized Bennu asteroid reveals the presence of hydrated minerals\n

China launches a spacecraft to the far side of the Moon

The exploration spacecraft is to touch down on the moon in early January.\n

The Large Hadron Collider is Suspended for two years for an upgrade

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the largest scientific and experimental project involving thousands of scientists and engineers from different countries. During experiments in the vacuum tubes laid in the...

On-line education from leading universities. Sites overview

On-line education is getting increasingly popular: it is enough to have an internet access and a wide range of courses and lectures opens up for you from programming to data analysis to bio information science...

The world of Fallout is closer?! The nuclear battery is here.

Scientists from Krasnoyarsk have approved Nickel-63 isotope as a product. The element will be used in the manufacture of atomic batteries. Due to the soft beta radiation, the battery does not harm the health...

Rise of the Quantum World

During the last hundred years, the humanity technological progress had started to increase at an unprecedented rate. First, the man had tamed the sky with aeroplanes, then, 50 years later — the space and the...

Directed Evolution and Enzyme Catalysts: Nobel Prize in Chemistry — 2018

The Nobel Prize winners in chemistry were announced on October 3. Their names are: Frances Arnold, George Smith and Sir Gregory Winter. The team received a prestigious award for creating new accelerating...

The Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded for Achievements in the Field of Laser Optics

In 2018, the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Arthur Ashkin for the optical tweezers and their application to biological systems, Gerard Mourou and Donna Strickland for developing the method of generating...

Cancer treatment revolution: scientists received Nobel Prize for developing immunotherapy

This year the Nobel Prize in the field of physiology and medicine has been given to James Ellison and Tasuki Honze who created a new cancer treatment method. Researchers have been working on methods...

Japanese scientists will test the prototype of the space elevator

The idea of ​​an elevator that would move loads and people into orbit was suggested by Konstantin Tsiolkovsky in the 19th century. Researchers from the University of Shizuoka decided to take a step towards...