Media 2023, February

Torture in North Korea

Torture in North Korea

North Korea is the "country of morning freshness", where torture and public death penalty are used

Astronauts on the Web

Astronauts on the Web

What social networks do ISS-42/43 crew members use? Naked Science decided to search the accounts of astronauts in various networks and found something interesting for you

How to solve a Rubik's cube without breaking your head

How to solve a Rubik's cube without breaking your head

As you probably already know, the world record for the fastest Rubik's cube was broken a few days ago. Dutch speedcube Mats Valk was able to collect the cube in an incredible 4.74 seconds at the 2016 Jawa Timur Open in Indonesia. Do you know how to solve a Rubik's Cube? If not, then we have prepared for you detailed step-by-step instructions for assembling the "magic cube" by Erne Rubik

Mowgli children

Mowgli children

Mowgli children are Oksana Malaya, Gini, bird boy, John Ssebunya

Windows secrets

Windows secrets

Last week, the Windows 95 operating system turned exactly 20 years old. The "old woman" celebrated the anniversary modestly, without libations and fireworks: they remember, and that's okay. And there really is something to remember. Network World journalists have collected and published amazing and little-known facts from the life of the famous OS and its creators - Microsoft

Will they bring him home? "The Martian" in detail

Will they bring him home? "The Martian" in detail

Review of Ridley Scott's film "The Martian"

Sharbat Gula is the most famous Afghan girl

Sharbat Gula is the most famous Afghan girl

Sharbat Gula is the most famous Afghan girl

Schlitzi is the most famous fool of the 20th century

Schlitzi is the most famous fool of the 20th century

Schlitzi - the most famous fool of the 20th century suffered from a disease called microcephaly

Allegations of sexual harassment rob a prominent physicist of his job

Allegations of sexual harassment rob a prominent physicist of his job

Lecture tapes and online courses by world renowned scientist Walter Levin, famous for his spectacular approach to explaining physics, were removed from their materials by MIT officials after a student accused him of sexual harassment

“We are expanding our vocabulary, or let's speak like Petersburgers”

“We are expanding our vocabulary, or let's speak like Petersburgers”

Another Science Slam was held in St. Petersburg, where St. Petersburg residents could listen to a lecture on metagenomics, learn about new methods of cancer treatment and expand their vocabulary

Pokemon Go: the game that changes reality

Pokemon Go: the game that changes reality

You still don't catch Pokemon on the streets and in parks and don't even understand why you need it? We will tell you what the excitement around the new game is connected with and why millions of people suddenly began to catch Pokemon

Personal helicopter: What to buy? How to fly?

Personal helicopter: What to buy? How to fly?

While flying cars are more fantasy than reality, maybe take a closer look at helicopters? We tried to do this and will tell you

3D printed residential buildings appear in China

3D printed residential buildings appear in China

Chinese specialists have created unique residential buildings - a huge 3D printer was used to "print" them. China may pioneer new architectural technology

How to become a pilot

How to become a pilot

Man has always aspired to the sky. And now it is available to almost everyone. How to take the first step to fly for yourself, become a civil aviation pilot or sit at the helm of a combat fighter, Naked Science will tell

Experts questioned the imminent creation of a permanent colony on Mars

Experts questioned the imminent creation of a permanent colony on Mars

NASA-organized colloquium participants questioned the possibility of soon building a permanent colony on Mars

NASA astrophysicist: extraterrestrial life is more likely than we thought

NASA astrophysicist: extraterrestrial life is more likely than we thought

He believes that modern assumptions "underestimate nature"

Astronomers fear new batch of Starlink satellites will further interfere with their observations

Astronomers fear new batch of Starlink satellites will further interfere with their observations

SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 launch vehicle tonight with 60 satellites on board. And astronomers voiced concerns again

Starlink satellites filmed from Earth

Starlink satellites filmed from Earth

A resident of the Netherlands tracked the movement of SpaceX satellites and filmed them against the background of the night sky

Rogozin denied the rejection of the lunar program

Rogozin denied the rejection of the lunar program

Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Rogozin denied the information that appeared earlier in the media about a significant reduction in the lunar program of Roscosmos. He also announced the start of work on a new super-heavy rocket

Media: Roscosmos intends to reduce the lunar program

Media: Roscosmos intends to reduce the lunar program

Journalists announced the intention of Roskosmos to abandon manned flights to the moon in order to save the budget. It is assumed that this will save 88.5 billion rubles. Earlier, the head of Roscosmos said that the Russian budget will find funds to explore the moon

Self-portraits of the robot artist exhibited at the Design Museum

Self-portraits of the robot artist exhibited at the Design Museum

Ai-Da started with abstract art and then moved on to self-portraits using artificial intelligence technology

The miracle machine turned out to be the joke of the month

The miracle machine turned out to be the joke of the month

As it turned out, turning water into wine in three days, even with the addition of a sachet of ingredients, is still beyond the power of mere mortals. The authors of the worldwide draw pursued the opposite goal: to turn wine into water. Plenty of water

Winners Announced Honey, I've Reduced NASA Payload

Winners Announced Honey, I've Reduced NASA Payload

The competition became known in April: participants were invited to come up with a design for a miniature instrument for exploring the moon. The winners' designs can be used in 2024, during the sending of astronauts to the moon

Medvedev proposed to punish for space emergency with a ruble

Medvedev proposed to punish for space emergency with a ruble

At a meeting with deputy prime ministers in the Russian government, Dmitry Rogozin gave a preliminary assessment of the emergency with Proton-M and the MexSat-1 satellite. According to Rogozin, "a design feature or a violation of technology" in the production of the launch vehicle is to blame for the incident

The ISS orbit was corrected

The ISS orbit was corrected

The correction of the orbit of the International Space Station was completed on the second attempt, according to Roscosmos. As a result, the average flight altitude of the ISS increased by 2.8 km

Experts: An explosion was a possible reason for the incident with Progress

Experts: An explosion was a possible reason for the incident with Progress

The reason for the emergency with the Progress M-27M cargo spacecraft could have been an explosion during the separation of the third stage of the rocket. A source in the space industry close to the commission of inquiry told reporters about this

Emergency: telemetry ceased to arrive from the Progress ship with the Victory Banner on board

Emergency: telemetry ceased to arrive from the Progress ship with the Victory Banner on board

Telemetry ceased to be received from the Progress spacecraft, which went to the ISS. Mission can be changed

The spacecraft "Progress M-25M" undocked from the ISS

The spacecraft "Progress M-25M" undocked from the ISS

Spacecraft "Progress M-25M" undocked from the ISS and will burn in the dense layers of the atmosphere

Space agencies unveil platform to track the impact of Covid-19

Space agencies unveil platform to track the impact of Covid-19

NASA, ESA and JAXA have created a website that serves as a global monitoring platform for changes due to the coronavirus pandemic and the imposition of quarantine measures

NASA Director: Agency Can't Land Astronauts on the Moon in 2024 Alone

NASA Director: Agency Can't Land Astronauts on the Moon in 2024 Alone

James Bridenstein pledged that NASA needs to work with international partners to achieve this ambitious goal

Costa Concordia: Largest Wreck Recovery Operation

Costa Concordia: Largest Wreck Recovery Operation

Liner Costa Concordia, which was wrecked in 2012, as a result of an unprecedented operation two and a half years later, regained its buoyancy. The towing of the vessel is scheduled for Wednesday. It can take more than two years to dispose of a liner

Australia experiences record flooding in 100 years

Australia experiences record flooding in 100 years

It is as if nature is testing the inhabitants of Australia for strength: a year ago they survived the strongest forest fires in the foreseeable history, then, as in the whole world, a pandemic with lockdowns was established, and now there is an unprecedented flood. In some regions of the southeast of the country, there has been no such flooding for a century, in others - for several decades

Mother's milk was used to make jewelry

Mother's milk was used to make jewelry

British company Mom's Own Milk offers local mothers an unusual way to commemorate the breastfeeding period

Korea pledges $ 1 trillion for AI development

Korea pledges $ 1 trillion for AI development

After the defeat of Master Lee Sedol in a five-game series of go games against the AlphaGo program, the South Korean government decided to allocate a trillion won to the development of its own artificial intelligence

Head of Xiaomi: "The computer wins because it does not know how to give up"

Head of Xiaomi: "The computer wins because it does not know how to give up"

Lei Jun, the head of the Chinese hi-tech industry flagship Xiaomi Lei Jun, commented on the double victory of artificial intelligence AlphaGo over one of the world's best go players Li Sedol, saying that the computer prevailed because it does not know how to give up

AlphaGo is challenged by a new contender

AlphaGo is challenged by a new contender

After the second consecutive victory of artificial intelligence AlphaGo over professional go player Li Sedol, the Chinese master of this game Ke Jie became interested in the possibilities of the program. Earlier, the grandmaster, who was condescending to AlphaGo, said that he was ready for a fight

Stephen Hawking: There is no God, but people can be destroyed by alien nomads

Stephen Hawking: There is no God, but people can be destroyed by alien nomads

Stephen Hawking spoke about the threat posed by aliens and artificial intelligence

Musk and colleagues will spend billion to create secure artificial intelligence

Musk and colleagues will spend billion to create secure artificial intelligence

At the end of the week, the project of Elon Musk and his colleagues working with artificial intelligence, OpenAI, was officially launched. In a scientific non-profit association that will try to create an AI that does not pose a threat to humanity, its founders are investing a billion dollars

Vegetarian diets have been linked to depression

Vegetarian diets have been linked to depression

German scientists have shown that the lack of meat in the diet is associated with an increased risk of depressive disorders

Elon Musk supported the development of nuclear energy

Elon Musk supported the development of nuclear energy

According to the American businessman, modern technologies make it possible to build safe nuclear power plants. Public bias should not become an obstacle to the development of the sphere