Astronomers have recorded the most powerful magnetic field in the known...

An international team of astronomers from China and Germany managed to find the most powerful magnetic field in the entire history of astronomical observations. Its source is the neutron star GRO J1008-57, an accretionary X-ray pulsar. During periodic flares (one of them was recorded exactly three...

This tiny boat is the smallest ship in the US Navy

The tiny ship called the Boomin Beaver is just 5.8 meters long and is actually a US Navy guard tug. Before entering military service, he performed purely peaceful work - he was engaged in transporting logs along the rivers. He is currently entrusted with the towing of small ships in the waters of naval...

In Yakutia, a perfectly preserved body of a cave bear 30,000...

On the territory of the Lyakhovsky Islands in Yakutia, reindeer breeders found the carcass of an extinct cave bear in the permafrost. According to researchers from the North-Eastern Federal University in Yakutsk, the find is absolutely unique - for the first time in the hands of scientists, an almost complete corpse, which even had internal...

The European SeaClear project will clear the oceans of debris using...

According to scientists, in the giant garbage islands, which are increasingly found in the vastness of the World Ocean, there is much less garbage than at its bottom. A new project SeaClear with financial support from the European Union is supposed to collect most of it using autonomous robots.

LG has developed a personal air purifier in the form of...

LG Electronics adapted its air purification technology to its PuriCare face mask, equipped with a power supply, an air purifier with two H13 HEPA filters, multi-speed fans and a UV sterilizing housing. The PuriCare wearable air purifier attaches to your face with ear straps like a...

Britain has developed a breakthrough technology for energy storage in thermal...

British scientists from the University of Newcastle have developed a technology for energy storage and storage using "thermal power units". Its prospects are so great that a new company, MGA Thermal, has already been established, which is starting the construction of a plant for their production in South Wales. The name is conditional, the expression...

Painted eyes on the rear are surprisingly effective in protecting cows...

The Cow's Eye Project, launched among Botswana herders, has successfully passed the first phase and confirmed the effectiveness of its main idea. It was proposed several years ago by Australian biologist Neil Jordan, who observed the scene of a lioness hunting an antelope. At some point, the antelope turned around so that it began to...

Few people know – but the Perseverance rover has a twin...

Few people know - but the NASA Perserverance rover has a twin brother. His name is Optimism and he is here on Earth. And on September 1, he made his first test drive. Optimism has successfully passed the test and is now preparing for an adventure on the Mars Yard, a special NASA training ground...

Half a century ago, cats taught the first astronauts to move...

With the onset of the era of space exploration, the problem of human adaptation to the state of weightlessness arose. And, as has happened before, animals, cats in particular, have become scientists' assistants in this matter. The leaders in the "cat" direction (by that time dogs...

"Dentist on a hoverboard" from Alaska will go to jail for...

The Anchorage Supreme Court (Alaska, USA) found dentist Seth Lukhart guilty of 42 cases of fraud and unreasonable anesthesia during dental operations. As a punishment for this, in addition to paying a lot of fines, Lukhart will go to prison for 12 years. Most notably, the would-be dentist made most of the evidence himself when...