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The black hole Sagittarius A* will be photographed

The black hole Sagittarius A* will be photographed

Images of black holes have always been difficult to capture. But now this problem has been solved, and the first snapshot of a strange space object is waiting for us.\n
Europe gets ready to conquer the Moon

Europe gets ready to conquer the Moon

Mass media outlets haven’t paid much attention to the European Space Agency’s space programme. And it is in vain, because the ESA has been stepping up its efforts in this area.\n
Scientists Unveil the Origin of Life of Earth

Scientists Unveil the Origin of Life of Earth

There are questions that have for centuries occupied the minds of leading thinkers. The answer to one of them has finally been found.

Professor Avi Loeb talks about mysterious interstellar object Oumuamua

On October 19, 2017, scientists discovered an interstellar object passing through the Solar System. The asteroid was named Oumuamua. The unusual cigar-shaped object had an uncommon trajectory and had likely...

Insects to Help Create IA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency of the US Department of Defense (DARPA) has announced a competition to create a model of the nervous system of a gadfly (a winged insect). The prize fund is $1...

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 (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

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...