November 15 Daily S&T Trendletter

Date: 15.11.2023

  • The annual SIRIUS-23 isolation experiment to simulate a flight to the moon has been launched in Moscow


Six volunteer testers became crew members of the mission: they were locked up for a year. During their isolation, the physiological, psychological, sanitary-hygienic and microbiological aspects of a person’s prolonged stay in a hermetic object of limited volume with an artificial habitat will be studied, subject to strict resource limitation and communication delay
Source: TASS

  • Samsung IT Academy named the best Russian university


RTU MIREA received the nominations “University of the Year” and “Teacher of the Year” at the VI annual Interuniversity competition “Samsung IT Academy”. The Samsung IT Academy program has been implemented since 2017 as part of the Samsung Innovation Campus global initiative, a long–term free social and educational project of Samsung Electronics to train future specialists in the most sought-after areas of IT
Source: MIREA – Russian Technological University

  • A new generation of neural networks for passport recognition has been developed in Russia.


AI Smart Engines can recognize the entire passport, including handwritten text. According to the company’s representative, there are no similar industrial technologies on the market. However, the accuracy fluctuates around 99%
Source: CNews

  • Previously unknown properties of nano- and micro-sized liquid crystals were discovered by scientists of the Baltic Federal University


The data will allow us to develop a new family of ultra-miniature electro-optical sensors and a number of powerful medical analyzers for both laboratory and home use. The results are published in the Journal of Molecular Liquids.
Source: RIA

  • Elon Musk will speak at the Russian international AI Journey conference. Most probably.


American entrepreneur, owner of Tesla and SpaceX companies, as well as the social network X, Elon Musk will speak at the international AI Journey conference held in Russia, the EU Reporter portal reports, citing sources.
Source: RIA