Something is wrong with the Moon?

In a satellite of our Earth has one property, which we'll talk about today. The fact is that the orbit of the moon is not quite right — that is not circular. In lunar orbit is a slight deviation — eccentricity. In this regard, it is periodically Moon plots farthest from the Earth, the closest (apogee and perigee).

Animation of the lunar libration in April 2007 (from Wikipedia)

Close to the most remote parts of the angular velocity of the moon relative to the planet is less, while the rotation speed is the same (as you know, a

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Opened a bypass road around the Gubkin (Belgorod region).

December 2, the grand opening of the bypass around the Gubkin. The section of road, reconstruction of which was conducted in 2010 for the construction of highway Korocha-Gubkin-Pot, expanded more than doubled, and its capacity increased almost threefold.

The capacity of this section of the road to the reconstruction of the roadway with a width of 7 meters did not meet the increased traffic, which currently stands at more than 8,500 vehicles per day at the specification of 3000. Now a bypass around the Gubkin expanded to four lanes, and its width is 16 meters.

During

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UN concerned at the fate of bees around the world

 More than a dozen factors threatening bee populations around the world. This is evidenced by a report published in Nairobi, the United Nations Environment Programme / UNEP / titled "Global violations in colonies of bees and other threats to insect pollinators."

According to the scientists, "humanity must seriously reconsider its treatment of the planet, otherwise the reduction in the number of bees, which directly depends on the population, will continue."

"New types of fungal pathogens, deadly to bees and other pollinators, spreading rapidly around the world due to globalization and international trade — the researchers note. —

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War of the cinema in Noginsk

In the night of August 11, in Noginsk, passed a spontaneous rally. The protesters demanded a meeting with city and regional authorities. Residents expressed their concern at the possible closure of the only urban theater "Dawn", which recently have new owners.

The first big rally at the "Breaking Dawn" was held on 10 August. Protesters destroyed a fence that the new owners built around theater. "Dawn" is very popular. There, low ticket prices, varied repertoire and a cozy atmosphere. Recently there was an auction for the sale of cinema. Tenants warned about him.

As a result, the building was

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On the Uralvagonzavod received about 130 tanks T-72B for Polga repair with carrying out the modernization

In the framework of the state defense order for 2012 Open Joint Stock Company "Scientific and Production Company" Uralvagonzavod "(Nizhny Tagil, Sverdlovsk region). Received about 130 tanks T-72B for Polga repair with carrying out modernization, management reports the press service of the Defense Ministry and disk imaging.

The tanks will be installed a new engine, a fire control system and modern means of communication that will allow to increment the efficiency of their implementation in the field.

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Avenue of the asteroid system TAU CETI — an uncomfortable place?

12.07.2004

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British astronomers studying the system of Tau Ceti, discovered that her substance in the form of comets and asteroids, ten times more than in the solar system. This finding suggests that even though Tau Ceti — the nearest sun-like star, any planets revolving around it, can not

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End of the World — the theme of the Roman Festival of Science

ROME, Jan. 21. / Itar-Tass Vera Scherbakov /. Inevitable destruction of the Earth and humanity is dedicated Science Festival, which opened Thursday in the Italian capital. "The end of the world. Instructions for Use" — the official theme of lectures, discussions, seminars, exhibitions and informal meetings to be held in Rome's Auditorium "Park Music."

To tell the public about the options doomsday invited prominent scientists, including astrophysicist Brandon Carter in 1983, wrote a sensational job "Evidence Judgment Day." According to his calculations, the likelihood that humankind is at the last stage of its existence, is 95 percent. Among other prestigious

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Tornado destroyed the city in the southern U.S.

Tornado struck the southern U.S., virtually destroyed the city Marysville (Indiana), three people were killed, U.S. media reported citing local authorities.

All three accidents occurred in Jefferson County in the south-east of the state.

In Chelsea destroyed some houses.

In addition to Indiana, from the disaster hit Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama and Ohio.

"On the streets of debris lying around, many roofs destroyed, it is impossible to pass through the streets, around the trees are. Staff utilities trying to somehow establish the situation," — said the representative of the rescue of one of the districts in the state of Tennessee.

Thousands

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Planets are formed from worms

16.07.2004

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Apparently, astronomers will have to revise the generally accepted views on the mechanism of the formation of planets. As shown by new experiments to microgravity, the basis for the emergence of the planets are not loose dust clouds — and elongated dust worms. A study conducted at

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Modest Shades: Russia is waiting for a blast of three K — Kurdistan Karabakh and Kazan

Russia in the coming two years, may affect the chain of explosions and events that begins with Syria. This was stated by the president of the publishing house "Regnum" Modest Shades August 29 in Moscow during a round table on the events in Syria.

"In the criteria, when punched and imposed our expert diplomacy only appear when foreign policy issues are matters of domestic policy, it is surprising that in recent months, our political class discusses the" Pussy Riot ", and not Syria, the Middle East, the spread of the Afghan scenario, Russia's entry into the WTO, the destruction naikrupneyshgo

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