Aliens or spies: the FBI has been checking the solar observatory for a week for no reason

In New Mexico, the FBI suspended the Sacramento Peak sunspot observatory and evacuated all personnel. According to the official version, the observatory was closed due to "security problems", writes CNN. The observatory was closed on September 6, and it still ...

In Israel, found the world's oldest brewery, which destroyed all existing theories about beer

In a prehistoric cave near Haifa in Israel, researchers have found the world's oldest brewery and traces of beer 13 thousand years ago, writes the BBC Russian Service. The discovery was made while they were studying the burial site of semi-nomadic hunter-gatherers. The brewing business, as it was believed earlier, appeared 5 ...

Shnobel Prize-2018: roller coaster of kidney stones and fly-smelling wine

Harvard University's Sanders Theater hosted the 28th Shnobel Prize for Strangest Discoveries. According to the BBC Russian Service, ten scientists were awarded this year for making people “laugh first, then think”. The prize in the category "Anthropology" went to a Swede ...

The world of robots: what can androids do in 2018

What are now familiar elements of life for us was once an amazing fantastic future. Yes, we do not have flying machines yet, and we do not live on other planets. But on the other hand, many ideas and devices described by science fiction writers of the XNUMXth century are now ...

Scientists have discovered a new organ in the human body. VIDEO

Scientists from the Garvan Institute for Medical Research made an incredible discovery: it turns out that there are microorganisms in the human body that are unknown to us until our time. They can only be seen under a microscope. The authors of the studies reported about this find on the official website of the institute, writes Life.ru. In the beginning, microorganisms were ...

How Napoleon Bonaparte's penis came to the United States and will return back to France

In 1977, for the severed penis of Napoleon Bonaparte (or, at least, what was believed to be), they paid an absolutely fabulous sum for those times - $ 3000. However, the path that this exhibit has traveled during its existence, perhaps even more ...

For the first time in history, NASA sent a probe to the Sun: why and how is it possible

The Parker space probe, launched on August 12 from Cape Canaveral after the launch was postponed for a day, should fly through the solar corona for the first time in history, actually touching our star, writes the BBC Russian Service. The idea of ​​such a mission has been discussed since the beginning of the space age, ...

In San Francisco, the first restaurant in the world opened where food is prepared by a robot

The world's first Creator restaurant, where a robot prepares burgers, has opened in San Francisco, California. The cost of such a dish is $ 6, writes Fast Company. You can watch the chef prepare lunch through the glass wall. The chef is unusual here - a special machine device. The buns are sorted in a row, then ...

Russian startup developed 3D scanner to create copies of people

In Russia, Texel, a resident company of the Skolkovo Foundation, has created a complex for color scanning of people unparalleled in the world, Izvestia.ru writes. The Russian development allows you to form a 3D model of a person for a variety of applications - virtual fitting of clothes, making souvenir figurines, identification by figure and ...

The 'bloody' lunar eclipse: how it happened. A PHOTO

On the night of July 28, the inhabitants of the Earth could observe two rare astronomical phenomena: a total eclipse of the Moon and a "bloody" Moon. The eclipse, which lasted 1 hour 44 minutes, became the longest in the last 100 years. “Blood Moon” was observed almost all over the world for ...

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