The first year of Radioastron

Russia back in space science: a year ago from Baikonur launched the first in many years, the domestic spacecraft — Spektr-R, better known as radio. Unique space astrophysical tool was created by Russian specialists Astro Space Center of Lebedev Physical Institute and the Lavochkin. Over the past year, conducted more than 29 200 hours of observations of active galactic nuclei, pulsars 9 and 6 sources maser lines, which were attended by radio telescopes, Russia, Ukraine, Australia, Britain, Germany, India, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, the USA and Japan.The results of the Space Telescope Radioastron and projects which are implemented

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Russia’s first neutron generator for cancer treatment launched in Obninsk

The ceremony of the physical start of the first Russian pilot compact neutron generator for neutron and neutron capture therapy of malignant tumors was held Thursday at the Medical Radiological Research Center of RAMS, Obninsk, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

At present, the world's neutron therapy of cancer is carried out using a large-scale neutron generators, requiring the construction of a separate building. In contrast, the compact neutron generator has a much smaller size (not more than one square meter), allowing you to use it in any radiation-protected space of the medical center.

In the near future

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The first center in the Russian Youth Innovation Creativity opened in Kazan

In Kazan, the innovation technology park "The idea of" opening the 1st century Russian Youth Innovation Centre creativity. The event was attended one of the shareholders of Technopark "Idea", General Director of JSC "Tatneftekhiminvest holding" raffinate Yarullin. It was he who set in motion the robot, which carried out the symbolic opening of the center. The robot was created by the guys working in the center of Lego-engineering and robotics.

In Kazan, will operate three such centers, the opening of one of them — at school number 19 — is scheduled for mid-March. Only in Tatarstan will work

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Russia’s first aviation search and rescue center opened in Yekaterinburg

In Yekaterinburg, February 7, inaugurated aviation search and rescue center of the Urals Federal District. The new building is located opposite the airport "Koltsovo". Its total area is 3688 sq.m.

Photo: Dmitry Gorchakov, 66.ru

Search-and-rescue center of the new format was the first in Russia in the framework of the federal program. The opening of the building was a good gift Ural airmen to the professional holiday: February 9, celebrated 90 years of civil aviation in Russia.

Photo: Dmitry Gorchakov, 66.ru

In total, Russia plans to create seven such centers. The second facility is scheduled to start

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Environmental education center opened in the northernmost national park Tigrinya

The visitor center, created to explore the life of the population of the Amur tiger, opened in Anyuisky national park in the Khabarovsk region, home to the northernmost population of rare predator, said on Thursday the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia.

According to the Fund, the national park "Anyuisky" — one of the fastest growing divisions of nature conservation in the Russian Far East. 3.5 years of his management was able to double the population of tigers in the national park, and build relationships with local people. To date, the park is home to around 10 tigers.

As said at

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Thaw in central Russia hold all week

Warm weather will hold in the center of European Russia, at least until the end of the week, perhaps next week will be warmer than normal, told RIA Novosti the Russian meteorologist.

According to her, a little cold snap is expected on Tuesday, when temperatures in some parts of the Central Federal District drops to 7 degrees below zero, but it "will only be short-lived episode."

"Then in the region will continue to spread heat waves, significantly exceeding, to 11.6 degrees, the thermometer above the norm", — the report says meteorologist.

Starting Wednesday at the center of European Russia is

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Chelyabinsk could fail

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Photo: A. Firsov

25.07.11. "Scientist of SUSU believes in extensive destruction due to possible errors in the construction of the subway. On the main avenue asphalt chunks falls into some abyss, where fall and cars.

The building of the "Children's World" is covered with cracks and starts to sag. Water breaks through the pavement, breaking out of the cracks in these fountains, shopping center suddenly begins to be filled up to the side and to fall directly on the head of buyers.

What is it — a movie script catastrophes, which will shoot in Chelyabinsk? Or just someone's

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Bird deaths recorded in Beijing

Animals

21.01.11.Massovaya death of wild birds recorded in the suburban area of Beijing — near the village Shatszyin, dozens of dead blackbirds, mallards and magpies, are found along the river banks Xiaoqing, reported local media on Friday. Local residents fear that they could be carriers of a disease.

"We did not find a dead bird or avian flu signs of some other infectious disease," — said the center of the sanitary-epidemiological control, ITAR-TASS reported.

He did not rule out that they died of hunger and adverse weather conditions. However, experts point out, ornithologists that birds can for a long time

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More than 50 houses were flooded by heavy rains in eastern Georgia

TBILISI, August 9 — News-Georgia, Elena Partsvania.More than 50 homes were flooded and roads damaged in Akhmeta district (Kakheti region) due to the heavy rain the night before, according to Kakheti Information Center on Tuesday.

In particular, in Ahmet flooded 40 houses in the village Matani — 15, the head of the district administration Ahmet Koba Maisuradze.

In addition, because of the rain was damaged substation power distribution company "Energodistributsiya Kakheti," resulting in Matani Ahmet and left without light.

Damage the internal elements of the road and caused the death of poultry, reports Information Center of Kakheti.

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Beginning next week in central Russia will be very warm

The temperature in the first few days of next week in the central regions of European Russia, close to the record high values, the air warms up to 33 degrees, according to Hydrometeorological Centre of Russia.

According to meteorologists, Saturday anticyclone increase its influence in the center of European Russia, but in some places may get rains and thunderstorms. Sunday continues the hot weather during the day — from 20 to 25 degrees to the north-west and 25-31 degrees in the southeast region.

On Monday and Tuesday, the weather will not change significantly. Clear will remain small, and the dry

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