Sophia Great first became world champion in fencing, having won an American invincible

Great Russian saber fencer Sofia for the first time in his career, won the World Championship gold fencing, which takes place in an Italian Catania.


In the individual tournament, won the Grand Final by a margin of one injection at two-time Olympic champion, invincible American Mariel Zagunis. Russian woman interrupted Zagunis winning streak at major tournaments — Mariel previously won two Olympics and the last two World Championships.


In the final Zagunis immediately led 4:1, 7:3, and finally — 12:5. But in a virtually hopeless situation Sophia has proven that it is

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Was commissioned the first unit of NPP Kudankulam

The first power the main subject of the Russian-Indian cooperation in the field of nuclear energy, nuclear power station "Kudankulam" took place on Saturday in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, said a source at the Corporation for Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) of India.

"At 23.00 local time (21.30 MSK) on the first block of NPP" Kudankulam "instruments recorded beginning of the nuclear reaction. Having successfully completed a phase of the physical launch of the station — he said. — Now experts will carry out a series of physical experiments and tests to prepare the plant for

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The first championship of WorldSkills Russia-2013

In the spring of 2013 (April 27 to May 1) in Togliatti (Samara region) held a National Championship WSR — 2013 is a dress rehearsal for the young Russian professionals WSI before the World Championships in Leipzig in July 2013. Similar competitions were conducted on a national scale for the first time.

In this project, 310 young professionals that have passed qualifying round, between the ages of 18 and 25 of the 44 subjects of the Russian Federation competed in 22 nominations (competencies): welding, Cook case, hairdressing, Architecture, tiling, bricklaying, web design, system administration, auto mechanics, joinery,

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Hosted the first Super Final UMNIK-Skolkovets

March 15 at the World Trade Center was a competition "Personnel reserve of young scientists and specialists of the Fund" Skolkovo "". The event was held in the framework of the Agreement on Cooperation Program "UMNIK-Skolkovets" between the Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises in Science and Technology and the non-profit organization Foundation for Development of the Center of Research and Commercializing of New Technologies (Fund "Skolkovo"). The organizers of the event and with the direct support of the promotion were 3 Cluster Fund "Skolkovo": Cluster of Biomedical Technologies, Energy Efficiency Cluster and Cluster of Information and Computer Technology.

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The first flight of the MiG-29UPG

TSAMTO, February 4. At the airport Flight Research Institute named after Gromov today the first flight of the MiG-29UPG.

The plane was piloted by Chief of Flight Operations — senior test pilot RAC "MiG" Hero of Russia Mikhail Belyaev.

The flight lasted about 1 hour and passed without comment, the company said.

MiG-29UPG is a deep modernization of the MiG-29, developed by JSC "Russian Aircraft Corporation" MiG "in the interests of the Indian Air Force.

The first launch of PD-14 engine for MS-21

In Perm, complete assembly and successfully carried out the first engine start-technology demonstrator, which is made in the framework of the creation of an engine family for the prospective short-medium range aircraft.

General Designer of "Aircraft Engine" Alexander Foreigners in connection with the event, said that "over the last 25 years in our country was not created like product PD-14 in terms of newness of technology design, manufacturing, testing aircraft engines."

According to him, work is underway to prepare the test engine on a flying laboratory IL-76, which is scheduled for 2014.

The development of the fifth generation engine

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The first release of energoklassov RusHydro

The first graduates of "energoklassov" Cheremushki (Khakassia) received certificates of successful completion of training. Thus, JSC "RusHydro", summed up the results of the first year of preliminary training high school students interested in hydropower.

Since September 2011, the training took place 49 eleventh grade students from the school number 1 p.Cheremushki, as well as schools and Sayanogorsk p.Shushenskoe. As part of the children studied in depth subjects such as mathematics and physics, learned about the history of energy, learned the basics and principles of hydropower plants, have received representations on the methods of scientific research.

Profiled energy classes —

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In Alaska, found a huge underwater volcano

May 17, 2013. Two geologist with Fr. The Prince of Wales and the city of Anchorage in the analysis of a fragment of the image between the hydrographic Thorne Arm and found it Raderdom design consisting of a large hill, and next to it two dome-shaped structure. After some discussion, the geologists concluded that the elevation and two adjacent dome is nothing like oceanic volcano caused quite close to the national park Misty Fjords.

Most likely, the formation of an open Alaska volcano occurred as the famous scientist Sarts volcanic island near Iceland. In 1960 the Icelandic underwater

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The ceremony of laying the first stone of the region cement plant

In the Stavropol region is visiting Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin. During the visit, Deputy Prime Minister, along with Valery Gajewski will launch a number of projects with a high social and economic importance to the region, the press service of the governor of the region.


In the first half of the day in the village Spassky district Blagodarnenskogo the ceremony of laying the first stone in the region, a cement plant, construction of which is assigned to the "EUROCEMENT groups."

In his speech, Igor Sechin, thanked the governor and leadership of the region for

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Resistance is futile


Energy systems in the modern state can be compared with the circulatory system of a living creature. On how to make it more "ongoing", we decided to talk to the deputy scientific director of JSC "FGC UES SEC" Doctor of Technical Sciences, an expert in the field of superconducting materials iustroystv Victor E. Sytnikova

Small cable, but the roads


— Superconductivity was discovered in 1911 by Dutch scientist Heike Kamerlingh Onnes. Prior to the 1960s. it was purely academic phenomenon that just studied and tried to understand

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