September 16, Daily science and technology trend

  • 2019-09-16
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1. The scientists of the Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) plan to send their inventions – 3D printer for printing astronaut's tool, a waste-free greenhouse and devices for protection of viewing ports from meteorites – for testing in space by the end of 2022.



2.  The Russian Acadamy of Sciences spoke about the prospects of building Russian synchrotrons abroad. According to the President of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Mr. Alexander Sergeyev, if the new synchrotron project is successfully implemented in the Novosibirsk Region, Russia will have the opportunity to implements such objects abroad. The launch of the first phase of the project is scheduled for 2024, the estimated cost of the project is 37.1 billion rubles.



3.  After signing an agreement with the Russian launch services provider Glavkosmos Launch Services, the Axelspace Corporation announced that the total number of GRUS satellites launched after April 2020 will be 4 GRUS satellites and one additional - GRUS-1E. Earlier, the corporation announced about the planned launch of three satellites: GRUS-1B, GRUS-1C and the satellite of Fukui Prefecture. https://www.roscosmos.ru/26795/


4. During the 2019–2020 academic year, secondary school students (5th-7th - graders) will for the first time have the opportunity to participate in the All-Russian Olympics of the National Technological Initiative. The tasks will be divided into five areas: technology for humans, habitat, space, the virtual world and the world of robots.



5.  Experts at the Laboratory of the Scientific Center of St. Petersburg Polytechnic University of Peter the Great (SPbPU) have created a software that can independently edit educational video lectures. The work on the project titled “Avtomontazh” began in the end of 2017 with financial support from the Innovation Promotion Fund. The program consists of two subsystems - "Autoslide" and "Auto Operator". Avtoslide combines a video lecture with presentation materials, and Autotooperator independently edits a video lecture with a suitable plan and angle. 



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