July 10, Daily science and technology trends

  • 2018-07-10
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1. The association "Technet" plans in three years to involve 22 regions of Russia in the development of modern digital projects universities and innovation centers. "Technet" is one of the directions of the National Technological Initiative - a long-term comprehensive program to create conditions for ensuring the leadership of Russian companies in new high-tech markets that will determine the structure of the world economy in the next 15-20 years.



2. The Russian Quantum Center and Gazprombank have created three new laboratories where leading Russian scientists will check whether it is possible to use quantum computers and simulators to accelerate neural networks and artificial intelligence systems.



3. The aircraft of long-range radar detection has been testing in Russia. Active tests of the newest aircraft of long-range radar detection and control of the A-100 are conducted in Russia. The main advantage of the new complex is its radio transparency.



4. Russia has launched a space truck under the new scheme for the first time. The Progress-MS-09 space vehicle, launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome, reached the International Space Station in record time. Ballistics from the Moscow-based Flight Control Center managed to implement an ultrashort flight scheme, over which the truck docked to the ISS in 3 hours and 40 minutes after the launch, nine minutes before the estimated time. Before that, the record was 5 hours 39 minutes.



5. Scientists of the Institute of Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences suggest creating in Russia a space astrophysical observatory Astron-2, one of the goals of which would be the discovery of planets from other stars.



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