August 9, Daily science and technology trend

  • 2019-08-09
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1. According to Kommersant’s information, Rosatom will be able to spend up to 880 billion rubles on the construction of new nuclear power units in the Russian Federation. until 2035.



2. According to the press service of the Russian Federal Nuclear Center (Sarov, Nizhny Novgorod Region, State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom), the enterprise’s projects in the field of high energy density physics and production of superheavy elements were included in the ‘Atomic Science and Technology’ by the State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom integrated program for the period until 2024.


3. A group of researchers from the Siberian Federal University, S. S. Kutateladze Institute of Thermophysics SB RAS and the Novosibirsk State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering analyzed the characteristics of 60 nanofluids and found that with a decrease in the size of the nanoparticles, the likelihood of the fluid becoming non-Newtonian increases. Details are published in Colloids and Surfaces A.



4. Scientists from the Russian Federation, Belarus and Poland received a laminated material made of metal and ceramic, which without external influence can spontaneously magnetize or move an electric charge. Its use will expand the capabilities of mobile phones, computers and other electronics by increasing the speed of their work, the press service of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation said on Thursday.


5. An international group of scientists, which included a professor at the Department of Applied Mathematics at the Polytechnic Institute of the Siberian Federal University (SFU) Nikolai Erkaev, learned to determine the history of star evolution by the mass and radius of the planets forming under its influence. On Friday, TASS reported the press service of the Siberian Federal University.


6. 2019 was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly as the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements - in honor of the 150th anniversary of the discovery of the Periodic Law by the great Russian scientist D.I. Mendeleev. One of the key events of the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements in Russia will be the XXI Mendeleev Congress on General and Applied Chemistry. It will be held in St. Petersburg from September 9 to 13, 2019.


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