Schiaparelli lander of the Russian-European ExoMars mission landed on the surface of Mars, but it has not been possible to establish connection with the craft since then. During the next mission on Mars in 2020, the landing will be conducted solely in the area of responsibility of the Russian side
65 years ago, on 18 October 1951, nuclear testing of the RDS-3 atomic bomb took place. Successful results were the main reason to decide to equip the Air Forces with nuclear weapons. Vladimir Gubarev, writer and the only journalist who was let to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant after the explosion, told Pravda.Ru what has changed since then.
The material is supposed to withstand extreme temperature of up to 1,500 degrees. Russia already has developments in carbon-based composite materials. The scientists also deal with the question of how to ensure the work of electronic equipment on board the hypersonic aircraft and how to make the presence of passengers in such an aircraft possible
Russia's population that regularly finances all kinds of magicians and healers, received another offer - to save both soul and flesh. This attractive project is called cryonics. Its mission is to preserve the body or the human brain through deep freezing, so in the future it could be restored and revitalized with the technologies yet to be invented...
Even if life on this planet does not cease as a result of a global climate disaster, a nuclear war or a collision with an asteroid, sooner or later the world must end. In 1.75 billion years, the Earth could become uninhabitable under the influence of cosmic processes, experts believe.
Large-scale projects of China have not been surprising for a long time. However, the last one has produced a serious effect. China has passed to weather manipulation. Weather warfare, a so-called wunderwaffe of conspiracy theorists is within a stone’s throw.
The global mass media has recently reported that the US new-generation destroyer USS Zumwalt DDG-1000 has bound for its base in San Diego. Why is this ship so interesting? And why is so much attention paid to it? Many believe that it is to define look of the XXI century vessels, the main criterion of which will be ‘invisibility’.
Any new product of the Russian defense industry is seen as a challenge in the West. Needless to say that any challenge should be answered to. At Eurosatory 2016 arms show, Rheinmetall unveiled its latest development - a 130-mm tank gun. Journalists immediately dubbed the new gun as a would-be killer of the Russian Armata tank. Are they correct?
How safe is the meat we eat? Is that roast chicken we brought from the take-away crawling with multi-resistant bacteria? As we mass-produce meat in factory farms and pump animals full of antibiotics, what effect is that having on the health of humans who consume it? The antibiotics are passed on through the food chain.
A recent report drawn up by a team of researchers from Leeds University in the UK has revealed that 98.4 per cent of packed lunches send with primary school children to school by their parents do not meet minimum requirements in nutritional standards. Our children are becoming ill...and it is not only in the United Kingdom.
Doctors have successfully operated a 48-year-old man, who had chronic aortic dissection, deteriorated aortic valve and coronary artery disease. The complex operation consisting of three sophisticated techniques at once lasted for 6 hours. The patient was brought to the hospital 6 weeks ago and could die without surgery
Researchers from the Neuroscience and Cell Biology Center (CNC) and the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra (UC) in Portugal developed a vaccine for hepatitis B in the form of a nasal spray. The genetic vaccine designed is advantageous for developing countries where there is a scarcity of health professionals.
A peculiar feature of industrial revolutions is about increasing production by reducing the use of plain physical labor. The farther our civilization develops, the more a person is replaced by various machines. The commercial use of drones is another opportunity to make security, monitoring, transport services and documentary footage more effective