From Baikonur started “Union” with a new international crew

From Baikonur started “Union” with a new international crew The BAIKONUR COSMODROME (Kazakhstan), 17 Dec — RIA Novosti. The carrier rocket “Soyuz-FG” with manned spacecraft “Soyuz MS-07” and a new crew to work on the International space station (ISS) was launched from Baikonur, RIA news from the “Gagarin’s start”. The ship has separated from the launch vehicle. On Board of a Soyuz — astronaut of Roskosmos Anton shkaplerov, NASA astronaut Scott tingle and JAXA astronaut Norishige Kanae. Docking with the ISS is scheduled to take place in the so-called two-day scheme 19 Dec 11: 42 MSK in automatic mode. Previously, Roskosmos reported that from April 2017 and prior to the introduction into the Russian segment of the station for a new multipurpose laboratory module (MLM) “Nauka” of the Russian crew of the ISS will be reduced from three to two. The decision was made to increase the efficiency of the

The Frenchman has travelled around the world on a yacht and has set a new record

The Frenchman has travelled around the world on a yacht and has set a new record The Frenchman françois Gabaret (François Gabart) set a new record, having made a solo yacht voyage around the world in 42 days 16 hours 40 minutes and 35 seconds. It is reported by RTL. The record was set at 02:45 on Sunday French time (04:45 GMT), when the sailor has crossed the virtual finish line between the French island of wassan and the southernmost point of great Britain is the lizard point. Dim rounded the planet on a yacht Macif 42 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes and 35 seconds. The previous record belonged to compatriot of gabara Thomas Covely that in 2016 walked the Earth for 49 days 3 hours 7 minutes and 38 seconds. Last sunrise ?????☀app@macifcourseaularge #49jourschrono #voile #backhomesoon #sailing #revonslarge #trimaranmacif #sunrise Publication of François Gabart (@francoisgabart) Dec 16 2017 1:11

Named the best footage on the GoPro in 2017

Named the best footage on the GoPro in 2017 MOSCOW, 17 Dec — RIA Novosti. The American company GoPro has posted a video with the best footage on the same camera in the current year. Compilation of footage from wildlife, various animals, dangerous stunts extreme. In addition, among the best videos produced in 2017 with an action camera, was offer hands and hearts at an altitude of several thousand meters. The corresponding video with the best shots of the year published on the official channel of YouTube. During the download an error has occurred.

A journey into the boiling crater: the Photographer showed inside a volcano

A journey into the boiling crater: the Photographer showed inside a volcano Photojournalist, a German environmental scientist Ulla, Lohmann known stories from the lives of the indigenous peoples of the South Pacific. However, the most amazing her work is photography and the study of active volcanoes. Ulla over the past ten years has undertaken several expeditions. Last trip to the island of Ambrym in the archipelago of the New Hebrides she made on assignment for the canadian manufacturer of chips “Doritos”. “This is not just advertising, it is a way of financing research projects,” says Lohmann, noting that journalists and scientists is becoming increasingly difficult to find funds for ambitious projects and expeditions. In cooperation with “Doritos” traveler found a creative way to create educational videos 360°, which has gained about a million views on YouTube. During the download an error has occurred. The budget of the expedition to Ambrym

AFP: the skeleton of a mammoth from Siberia sold in France for more than €548 thousand

AFP: the skeleton of a mammoth from Siberia sold in France for more than €548 thousand PARIS. /TASS/. The skeleton of a giant wooly mammoth was sold on Saturday at Lyon for €548,25 thousand this was reported Agence France Presse with reference to data carried out the auction house Aguttes. Woolly mammoths — the largest of all species of mammoths. The skeleton, which was found about 10 years ago in the Siberian permafrost, has a height of 3.4 m with a length of 5.3 m. It is in excellent condition and it has 80% of the bones. Quite often, these skeletons are sold in much extended and restored, and often sellers cheat buyers, replacing the missing bones, the bones of modern elephants. The mammoth was purchased by the owner of a certain company from Strasbourg, branded mark of which there is animal. The head of the company said that it

The builders sent the cat to pass through the Crimean bridge

The builders sent the cat to pass through the Crimean bridge The builders of the bridge across the Kerch Strait expect after the joining of the spans of the object to send chief overseer of the construction — cat Bridge — cross the bridge to the Crimea and to visit the sights of the Peninsula. About it told the information center “Crimean bridge”. Publication from the cat Bridge (@cat_the_most) 12 December 2017 at 1:47 am PST During the download an error has occurred.The newsStarted a vote to select the name of the bridge in the Crimea Animal in 2015 in Taman picked up the first guards of the facility. The cat was named in honor of the Kerch bridge. He has his own accounts in different social networks, reports “RIA Novosti”. In terms of automobile flights would connect the two banks by the end of the year. A 19 km

Media: the oldest inhabitant of Europe has died in Spain on 117th year of a life

Media: the oldest inhabitant of Europe has died in Spain on 117th year of a life Ana Vela died in a nursing home in Barcelona. TASS, 16 Dec. A national of Spain Ana Vela, in April of this year, recognized as the oldest person in Europe, died on Friday at the 117th year of life. This was announced on Saturday, Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia. Ana Vela, nacida en Puente Genil, ha fallecido en la residencia en la que vivía en Barcelona https://t.co/lQqDc5rxHk — La Nueva España (@lanuevaespana) December 15, 2017 During the download an error has occurred. The woman, born 29 Oct 1901 in Puente Genil (Autonomous community Andalusia), died in a nursing home in Barcelona (Autonomous community Catalonia). Over her lifetime she worked as a seamstress and Director of a grocery store, raised four children. In April of this year it became known about the death at the age

Scientists have proposed to treat cancer with sperm

Scientists have proposed to treat cancer with sperm MOSCOW, 16 Dec — RIA Novosti. German scientists have learned to use the sperm for the treatment of cancer. The study is published in the scientific journal ACS Nano. The staff of the Institute of physics of solids and materials the name of Leibniz in Dresden conducted an experiment in which using the sperm of the point delivered anticancer drug (doxorubicin) to the affected tissue of the uterus. Gametes were attached to the walls of the tumor and saturated it with antibiotic. In the end, for three days it was destroyed about 87 per cent of malignant cells. Doxorubicin is commonly used in chemotherapy. Along with harmful tissues of the drug and destroys healthy cells, causing a number of side effects, including nausea. Because of these effects the amount of chemo is strictly limited. Targeted delivery of the drug using sperm would

Norway is the world’s first disabled the FM radio

Norway is the world’s first disabled the FM radio Norway was the first country in the world that has completely abandoned FM radio. About it reports The Local. According to the newspaper, 13th December, all national broadcast in the country has become digital (DAB). At last, the standard was transferred to the Northern regions of Norway and the Svalbard archipelago (Spitsbergen) in the Arctic. At the same time, most local radio stations continues to work in the same format. The digital switchover started in January. As noted, the format of DAB provides better sound quality and offers more channels and functions. In addition, the authorities estimate that it costs eight times cheaper than FM radio. The Local writes that the transition was accompanied by the discontent of the inhabitants: they are forced to buy new receivers or adapters. According to estimates, radio in the new format can listen to less

Sleet and ice: Moscow’s transport complex warned about the worsening weather

Sleet and ice: Moscow’s transport complex warned about the worsening weather The wind gusts in some places reach 18 meters per second. In the evening there is no ice. Now in Berlin: Berlin: +2° 100% 749 mm Hg. article 6 m/s In the weekend of 16 and 17 December, forecasters predict rain, sleet, wind with gusts up to 13-18 meters per second. In the evening on the roads of possible ice. Moscow, 16 decarations for 14 days+4°Day haze2°C Night hazeForecast for 14 days The transport complex of Moscow recommends to the time of bad weather to abandon private cars and switch to public transport. If you go on a personal car is necessary, drivers are asked to strictly observe the rules of the road: keep your distance, do not break the speed limit, not to make overtaking maneuvers and unfounded. When the wind picks up you need to Park away

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