Looks like the most famous meteorite crater in the world (photos) One time here, even trained astronauts. The crater, or Barringer Arizona meteor crater is perhaps one of the most famous places on the planet where you can see the consequences of collision of Earth with another celestial body. Publication from Joe Corrigan (@josephcorrigan) April 21, 2017 at 1:57 PDT During the download an error has occurred.A huge depression with a diameter of 1219 meters and a depth of 229 metres, was the result of a collision of our planet with an iron meteorite about 50 meters in diameter and weighing more than 300 thousand tons. It happened around 50 thousand years ago. This crater is one of the biggest on the planet, but because it is often removed in the scientific and documentary films, and in the 1960s, before sending to the moon are here to train NASA astronauts.
Orthodox Christians celebrate a feast in honor of the Kazan icon of the mother of God MOSCOW, 21 Feb — RIA Novosti. Orthodox Christians on Saturday to celebrate the holiday in honor of the icon of the mother of God “Kazanskaya”, which is one of the most famous and revered images in Russia. The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill on this day will celebrate the divine Liturgy at the representation Church of the Pokrovsky convent — the Kazan temple in the village of Markovo in the suburbs. According to legend, shortly after the capture of the Kazan khanate by Ivan the Terrible in 1579 after a fire destroyed part of the city, the girl, the Matron saw in a dream the mother of God, who had ordered to dig out her icon from the ashes, and 21 July in a specified location at a depth of about a
Scientists from the US have predicted the disasters in the East of Russia Human-induced global warming may lead to increased frequency and severity of natural disasters in the Eastern part of Russia and in Mongolia. To such conclusion scientists from the USA. A group of American specialists have analyzed satellite observations over 38 years and has identified characteristic patterns of seasonal temperature fluctuations before and after the industrial revolution. They then compared the data with measurements of the satellites in the troposphere from 1979 through 2016, examining the difference between the minimum and maximum temperatures of each year. So, scientists found out that the biggest contrast between winter and summer temperatures there in the mid-latitudes of the Northern hemisphere, in particular, on the territory of Mongolia and Eastern regions of Russia. According to experts, the warming is not a consequence of natural factors, and the greenhouse effect caused by human
Five people were killed in a road accident in the Sverdlovsk region Moscow. July 21. INTERFAX.RU — Truck and two cars collided on the highway Perm — Ekaterinburg, killed five people, said the head of the press service GU MVD in Sverdlovsk region Valery Burnt. “For one of the studied versions, the car “Volkswagen Polo”, at which wheel there was a woman, went to overtake the truck brand “Volvo”. At this time in the opposite lane was moving the car “Lexus”. Seeing him, the woman attempted to slow down and return to your lane, but collided with a truck,” — said Gorelykh. From blow “Volkswagen” skidded and he was faced with “Lexus”. As a result the driver and four passengers of “Volkswagen” has died. Among the dead are children. Traffic is temporarily limited. Inspectors of traffic police regulate movement.
The Base Hamim © Marina Lystseva/TASS, archive MOSCOW, July 21. /TASS/. Air defense a Russian aviation base Hamim in Syria on the night of 21 July destroyed an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) launched from a territory controlled by the rebels in Latakia province. This was reported to journalists by the head of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria, major-General Aleksey Tsygankov.
Sergey Lavrov urged the US to release Mary Butina The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov during a telephone conversation with U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo called for the release of the prisoner in Washington the Russian Maria Butina. This was reported on the foreign Ministry website. “Lavrov stressed the inadmissibility of actions of the American authorities, arrested in the US on the basis of fabricated charges Russian citizen Butina”, — stated in the message. The foreign Ministry noted that a telephone conversation Lavrov and Pompeo took place on Saturday at the initiative of the American side. The Ministers exchanged views on the prospects of further development of relations between the US and Russia, reported the Agency. Pompeo and Lavrov also discussed the situation in Syria and the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. About the detention of Butynol became known on Monday, July 16. She is accused
Scientists told about the dangers of toothpaste Scientists from the University of Texas believe that toothpaste can cause diabetes of the second type. It is reported by the journal Chemical Research in Toxicology. According to the study, titanium dioxide E171, which is contained in toothpaste, can cause diabetes. As noted, scientists have linked the increase number of diabetes with the mass production of toothpaste and cosmetics with the content E171. The specialists confirmed their hunch with a study group of 11 people. According to the results, eight in the analyses were detected titanium dioxide and all of them suffered from diabetes of the second type. Currently, the scientists plan to conduct research on a large group of people.
Scientists have proven the benefit of aspirin in the fight against cancer MOSCOW, July 20 — RIA Novosti. Scientists from the hospital Norwell Health in Huntington (USA) proved that daily consumption of low-dose aspirin reduces the risk of developing ovarian cancer. It is reported by MedicalXpress. In the course of work the specialists studied the data obtained from the 13 studies. In total they were attended by more than 750 thousand women. Doctors, in particular, was interested in how often they used aspirin and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (i.e., ibuprofen and naproxen). Scientists found out that daily consumption of aspirin in small quantities reduces the risk of ovarian cancer by 10%. “The results confirm that aspirin may reduce the risk of cancer of the ovary, however, before recommending it for daily use, it is necessary to conduct a number of studies,” said Shelly Tworoger, one of the authors of scientific work.
Poisoned “Newcomer” Brit left the hospital Poisoned “Newcomer” in the British Amesbury Charlie Rowley left the hospital, reports “bi-Bi-si”. Details about his condition are currently not reported. In June, the British Charlie Rowley and don Sturgess have been exposed to nerve agent and got food poisoning. Sturgess died on the 9th of July in the hospital, Rowley has long been in a serious condition. Earlier media reports said that don Sturgess was sprinkled wrist of the jar, which presumably was the substance of “Novice.” Experts from the Organisation for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) has collected samples of the substance, which was poisoned by two of its citizens.
© Mikhail Metzel/TASS MOSCOW, July 21. /TASS/. The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in a telephone conversation with U.S. Secretary of state Michael Pompeo emphasized the inadmissibility of actions of us authorities against Russians Maria Butunoi. This is stated in a statement on Saturday comments by the Russian foreign Ministry.