The inquest into the death of Russian businessman Alexander Perepilicihnyy has heard evidence of a suspicious payment of US$500 million which was found on his computer. Mr. Perepilichnyy died in Surrey in 2012 after going for a jog as authorities in Russia and Switzerland investigated a huge fraud involving companies with which he was involved.
Tomsk Polytechnic University has come up with a new way of treating wastewater and drinking water by using a method of explosive disintegration of droplets. This new environmentally friendly method would allow scientists to purify even heavily polluted water and considerably reduce the consumption of energy required for the purification process.
The US Air Force (USAF) wants to put a 60-kilowatt laser gun on its AC-130J “Ghostrider” gunships by 2002, but without more money from Congress the program could fall into the research and development “valley of death.”
The two super salty lakes, which have for the first time been detected below 550 meters of ice in the Canadian Arctic, occupy an area of five to eight square kilometers, according to scientists.
Military swarming is a combat tactic intended to overwhelm or saturate the defenses of the target. When it comes to maritime defense and aquatic robotics, more is more, rather than less, as groups of smart drones operating in a swarm can be invaluable both on and below the sea surface.
Imagine waking up in space and spending a whole day or even a whole week aboard the International Space Station (ISS). What and most importantly how would you eat your lunch? How would you keep fit and how would you spend your free time?
A group of psychologists say scientists will never make contact with aliens because aliens are likely to use communications based on unknown physical principles. They also say scientists are prone to so-called inattentional blindness.
NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has gathered a wealth of data since it began orbiting the moon in 2009. Now, the $504 million taxpayer-funded spacecraft is paying off for us Earthlings, as the data it has gathered has enabled the space agency to let us tour the moon in stunning 4K resolution. Worth it.
Cambridge Analytica has stated that their current CEO Alexander Tayler has stepped down amid the ongoing scandal connected with the Facebook data leak, which has cost the social media giant $100 billion in market value and forced the company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg to face a congressional hearing on Tuesday.
Russian scientists believe that the introduction of advanced research installations will give Russia a new competitive edge in the global scientific research market.
Scientists believe there could be more than 46 million interstellar objects zooming through our solar system each year.
A new discovery may put to rest the longtime mystery that shrouds Europe’s most ancient monument.
Dubai, the largest city in the United Arab Emirates, will start testing digital smart plates - as opposed to traditional license plates - next month. The smart plates will be equipped with digital screens, GPS and transmitters.
Scientists at NASA have recently turned their attention toward the dangers of near-Earth objects (NEO) such as asteroids, devising a number of ways to detect and prevent collisions with Earth, which could be cataclysmic.
As infection rates for syphilis continue to rise, health researchers are turning to Google trends to predict the next major outbreak.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Facebook announced on Tuesday that it launched a program to reward people who report data abuse by app developers.
Scientists at Tomsk Polytechnic University have proven the effectiveness of phased antenna arrays to detect leaks in underwater pipelines. The article on this research was published in the Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering.
A recent archeological discovery in Saudi Arabia challenges the longstanding notion that Homo Sapiens migrated to Eurasia 60,000 years ago.
A group of scientists have developed a compound that can fight the protein, causing the signs of Alzheimer’s. They warn that although it has been successfully tested on human brain cells, its effectiveness on living subjects may be different.
Scientists believe that giving robots emotions and the ability to hallucinate things that are not real doesn’t seem like a good idea at all.
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