All these miracles — a project of a private company Reaction Engines. Laboratory tests prototypes have already passed, and very successfully. That is why the Government of Albion were quick to say that will give 60 million pounds (about three billion rubles) only to bring the project to life. However, details about the plans of the British Government in respect of financial support are not yet known. Something will become clear only after will be held in Glasgow Space Conference (UK Space Conference). The program for the design, construction and testing of these vozdushnoraketnyh engines will be carried out in
Continue reading petsialisty intend to build a working model of a commercial jet engine with integrated cryogenic plant for cooling air. At the moment, we completed the second phase of work. The third stage is scheduled for completion by 2015, the creation of a smaller version of a working prototype of the engine.
Atmospheric rivers generate severe flooding in the UK Natural Disasters
It turned out that the atmospheric river directly associated with the ten largest floods in the UK in the last 40 years. Thus, in November 2009, in the county of Cumbria in England fell a record rainfall, causing severe floods.
Atmospheric rivers are narrow streams of moist air in the atmosphere of at least 2,000 kilometers long and a few hundred kilometers wide. They usually occur in the middle latitudes in the lower troposphere, where the wind speed of 12.5 meters per second, capable of carrying a lot of water
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Something wrong is happening with the weather in the European part of Russia. 2003 the weather was all anomalous. Abnormally cold and rainy summer, which ended the first half of a cold and rainy September. But unusually warm second half of September and
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Participants seasonal expedition "North-2012" on the drifting station "North Pole-39" test and install new equipment is delivered, and replace the vacancy equipment, yesterday told the press service of the AARI.
It also clarified that a few days ago in the northern part of the ice-based station was an increased dynamics of the ice. Polar ice continues to conduct regular research record dynamic processes in the ice cover at the station with installed seismometers and seysmonaklonomerov. Works as stand-alone buoy IMBB (Ice Mass Balance Buoy) to determine the weight of the ice and atmospheric parameters. Information on snow depth
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September 2, 2013. Climate models predict a weakening of the large-scale air currents in the atmosphere, which "render" on the U.S. East Coast hurricanes such as last year's "Sandy" — so they are more often than it is now, will go to the east, the Atlantic Ocean, according to the authors of an article published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Climate scientists as one of the likely effects of climate change caused by human activity, increasing the frequency and magnitude of severe weather. In the United States, public attention to this problem has attracted the
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London Olympics has become one of the cleanest because of wet weather Weather and Climate
A group of scientists involved in the UK research project on long-term monitoring of the atmosphere in London, measured the levels of air pollution and soil for the last 2 years. In an attempt to establish the laws of air pollution and to predict future changes in the conditions we measured the levels of carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxide and ozone (the key indicators of pollution), as well as harmful aerosol particles and other chemicals in the atmosphere.
Early results have shown that the
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Microsatellites called spacecraft weighing from 10 to 100 kilograms. According to Lev Zeleny, director of the Space Research Institute (IKI) of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the fashion for such devices is not random. They allow significant savings in the performance of tasks serious level. One microsatellite in the SRI have already run in 2000 — an educational satellite "Hummingbird", weighing 20 kilograms. Now the institute are working on a similar new machine — "Chibis-M". Despite the prefix "micro" tasks to perform which it was designed, more than serious. Central of them — testing the hypothesis of occurrence
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The record in this winter frosts in Yekaterinburg — down to minus 25 degrees — were accompanied by an unusual atmospheric phenomenon today — glowing halo. Thousands of residents watched iridescent glow in the form of multi-colored vertical pillars and arches, which arose as a result of
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24.01.12.Nauchnye NASA satellites registered a powerful solar flare, accompanied by Jan. 22 coronal mass ejection.
This hot plasma, which is a stream of protons, electrons and heavy elements to reach Earth today at 18:00 MSK. Suggestive of geomagnetic storms on the planet is estimated to be "moderate to strong." With such a warning was made on Monday Center forecast space weather, a division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration United States, according to ITAR-TASS.
Observations of the Sun and the consequences of such activity lights are Solar Dynamics Observatory (GSO), the space observatory SOHO and Solar-Terrestrial Observatory
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It's time to say goodbye to the La Niña weather and climate
The assurances of forecasters, atmospheric phenomenon La Niña, prevailed on the earth for about two years, leaving the exhausted by drought and hurricanes ground. La Niña — is the opposite of El Niño and is influenced by the cooling water in the central Pacific Ocean. The greatest effect of La Niña occurs in the winter, when even in the tropics has been a significant cooling.
The impact of La Niña on climate began to subside and moved to a neutral phase in April 2012, particularly in
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