Category: Space

Deep-water nuclear submarine “Losharik”

It is always pleasant to realize that in our country they can still build something that has no analogues with other world powers. One such example is the submarine AC-12, which was unofficially christened Losharik during its construction because of its modular structure, than it resembles a hero from the cartoon of the same name. Despite the …

Scientists from St. Petersburg are working to create a unique landing system

Modern aviation, both military and civilian, is not conceivable without take-off and landing systems. And what if the pilots have to perform their tasks on unprepared sites – in the mountains, on ice floes or offshore drilling platforms? A group of specialists of the St. Petersburg University of Telecommunications, headed by Professor Evgeny Borisov, is working on the …

Using a 3D printer, you can create prosthetic devices from the patient’s tissues

Swiss scientists have learned to create artificial limbs using the patient’s tissues. This allows to ensure a high level of survival of the implant prosthesis, while reducing the amount of surgical intervention. To create a unique prosthesis requires a special 3D-printer, as well as the cartilaginous tissue of the patient, which after multiplying at the cellular level …

NASA is working on an airplane with 18 electric motors

The airplane with 18 engines sounds absolutely unreal. But in times of high technology, nothing is impossible. NASA specialists are currently testing a new wing for a prospective aircraft with 18 asynchronous engines, created using LEAPTech technology. The wing differs from the usual in that it is much thinner, and the 18 engines installed on it more actively …