Nikon announced the winners of the contest for the best surf photos of the year

Nikon announced the results of Surf contest Photo and Video Awards and announced the winners – the authors of the best photographs taken around the world. Champion was an impressive shot taken in the iconic surf spot on the West coast of Australia, known as “The Right”. For the first time this place was discovered […]

China proposes to introduce a new Internet Protocol New IP with a built-in “switch”

Chinese electronics giant Huawei and the Ministry of industry and information technology of China and several companies are developing a new communication Protocol New IP, which is expected to replace the current TCP/IP. According to estimates by the Financial Times, the new IP Protocol will give the Chinese authorities a further opportunity to censor and […]

Enthusiast made bread recipe from Ancient Egypt to yeast age 4000 years

Seamus Black, which is famous in the IT industry as the Creator of the Xbox, has published a laudatory tweet. His months-long project was successful – along with the Egyptologist Serena Lav and microbiologist Richard Bowman, he managed to bake bread which is eaten in Ancient Egypt. This Black mastered from scratch all stages of […]

Astronomers invite all stuck in quarantine to hunt for new galaxies

Millions of people around the world trapped in forced home quarantine, I don’t know what to do. Known among lovers of the cosmos website Space.com offers everyone to take part in science project Galaxy Zoo (galaxy zoo). His goal is to expand our current understanding of the universe. In this project, professional astrophysicists take pictures […]

This heavy duty ion engine could one day save our planet

In July, 2021 will be a landmark experiment on correction of the course of this asteroid. Is called Didim-B at a system of two asteroids Didim, located 11 million km from Earth. To overcome such a distance and strike at the asteroid, specially prepared for this mission, the DART spacecraft will receive the latest ion […]

The photographer has managed to photograph the ISS from the comfort of home

On social news site Reddit has truly “sniping” photos of the ISS taken by American photographer from his home with the help of advanced telescopic setup. According to one of the users of the site, it can cost more than $ 7,000. According to the author, he tracked the ISS in the night sky manually […]

The 10 most incredible places that can be visited with Google Street View

In the era of mass isolation the Google Street View has compiled a catalogue of interesting historical locations available for virtual visits. Kosaya alley It was here in 2001, audiences first opened the door to the magic world of Harry Potter. The viewer walks by recognizable shops, including Ollivander’s shop, a book store “Flores and […]

Game Kana Quest will teach you to understand traditional Japanese characters

Due to pandemic quarantine computer games (very popular at any time) are now experiencing an unprecedented surge of interest. Fortunately, the choice of game content is great – but what if you want to play not only entertained, but also gave food for the mind? Pay attention to the game, like Kana Quest, which uses […]

Facebook launches new features for a live broadcast amid soaring demand

Professionals Facebook working on new features that can facilitate user access to online broadcasts – even without registration in Facebook. The surge of interest in this area is associated with a sharply increased in the Wake of the pandemic the demand for “live” video. Now unregistered users can watch the live broadcast not only on […]

Astronomers finally found the edge of the milky way

Our milky way galaxy was 15 times more than we used to believe. What you can see in the night sky, only the bright Central spiral disk with a diameter of 120 thousand light years. A cloud of gas, scattered stars and dark matter, which is a big part of our galaxy, stretches much further […]

Graphene device will collect the energy of Wi-Fi signals for charging gadgets

In its current form, the technology of wireless charging efficiency is not much different from the usual: loads of gadget have to be in contact with the charger. The space around us is literally full of “orphan” radiation, which is a source of energy. A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of technology (MIT) […]

In Australia developed a “pandemic drone” capable of finding the sick in the crowd

The University of South Australia (UniSA) and the canadian company Draganfly Inc have joined forces to develop a “pandemic of the drone” that can use sensors and computer vision to search for people with infectious respiratory diseases. One of the main problems in the fight against COVID-19 – rapid identification of infected patients. However, the […]

Necrophelia: the most unusual field of astronomy, about which you never heard

In astronomy in recent years formed a new direction, aptly nicknamed “necromentia”. Its members are engaged in the study of the fate of the already dead planet, trying to simulate what they were in life, what was and what influence they had on their star system. In some ways this is like a fantasy wizard-necromancer […]

Scientists have learned how to turn ordinary bricks in radiation detectors

In 1972, the year the BBC released a Christmas story-a horror story about what the stones actually are the carriers of information and the memory of past events. And sometimes the information is so bright that it breaks out – in the form of ghosts and other mysticism. The story and the idea have become […]

This year Google will completely abandon April fools pranks for coronavirus

April fools ‘ day pranks – established in many countries tradition. This year Google is known for its many April fools jokes which accompanies almost all manufactured products, decided to change the tradition. The reason is clear: not joking, pandemic coronavirus is rampant. As reported by the online publication Business Insider, Google “refuses that tradition […]

On Twitch appeared peaceful stream, entirely devoted to the animals

Canadian artist Julie Lauryn recently launched in Twitch for a live stream, devoted to microscopic eight-legged animals – animals. But that’s exactly what we need in this difficult time. The stream is part of the project Julie “Tiny world” that explores of microscopic life around us. “Telling about this journey into the microcosm, I hope […]