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Rise of the Quantum World

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

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

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...

People from the future can attend Stephen Hawking's farewell ceremony

The famous British physicist Stephen Hawking will be buried in Westminster Abbey. The farewell ceremony which is scheduled for June 15th will not only have family and friends of the scientist in attendance,...

Apple will finance an adaptation of Isaac Asimov's "Foundation" series

In mid-2017 Skydance Television bought the rights to adapt the famous fantasty series "Foundation" by Isaac Asimov and is planning to shoot a full-length television series. The project is supported by Apple,...

Stephen Hawking died

One of the most famous modern physicists, the science-popularizer Stephen Hawking, died. The famous scientist died in his house in Cambridge on March 14, the . Close relatives reported his death in the morning...

New electronics will create artificial skin

Developers of modern sensor systems are creating increasingly sensitive and miniature components. The next step is the creation of flexible electronic circuits which will significantly expand the scope of...

TRAPPIST-1 system may have habitable planets

There are seven in red dwarf TRAPPIST-1. In early 2018 scientists came to the conclusion that three of them are located in the habitable zone, that is conditions prevailing there are close to those on the...

New source of renewable energy which is more profitable than nuclear fusion

The scientists Marek Carliner from the University of Tel Aviv and Jonathan Rosner from the University of Chicago  have published  the article in Nature, where they theoretically described quark synthesis, the...

The quantum race has begun

Robert Shelkopf is a professor at Yale University whose work is currently being used by IBM, Intel, and Google in the design of quantum computers. Long-term storage of information in a quantum system requires...

Magnetic Tail of Mars

Scientists from NASA announced a new discovery. Using the artificial satellite MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission) it was found that Mars has a unique "magnetic tail". Today there is no...

Behavioral economy on the Nobel red carpet

The Nobel week was finalized by the award in economics. This year the recipient of the award was the professor of Chicago University Richard Taler for his contribution to the research of behavioral...

Is there life in Antarctica?

Аustralian scientists explored ice caves under antarctic ice shelves and came up to the solution that it is warm enough over there for animals and plants. Natural cave systems were developed by a steam around...