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No brakes due to skid steers: Aeroflot pilots advised to brake with engine to protect pads

Pilots of planes in Russia's Aeroflot were given verbal instructions not to use the plane's brakes when stopping, so as not to waste the pads. Crews at S7 Airlines, Ural Airlines, Rossiya, Pobeda also...

Scientists turn old CDs into biosensors

Scientists from the State University of New York at Binghampton have found a new application for old CDs, using them to make flexible wearable biosensors, reports the New Atlas site. As digital music files...

Switzerland gears up for rolling blackouts

Switzerland is considering moving to rolling blackouts due to energy shortages. This was announced on Wednesday by the director of the Association of Swiss Electricity Companies (VSE) Michael Frank, tass.ru reports. “We plan, if necessary, to...

German scientists have developed a technology for mass production of the most advanced perovskite solar cells

The most prestigious scientific journal Nature Energy published an article by German scientists on the development of a technology for the scalable production of today's most advanced perovskite solar cells. We are talking about...

Iconic Atari 2600 console gets the Lego treatment for company‘s 50th anniversary

Including three game cartridges. The console itself came out in 1977. The kit contains 2,532 pieces and will be available for order on August 1 for $239.99. In addition to the console, the set includes a...

Rolls-Royce launches hydrogen-powered aircraft engine testing. First they will test a turboprop, then a jet

According to the Financial Times, Rolls-Royce plans to begin ground testing of two aircraft engines of its own production using hydrogen fuel. The first test will take place this year in the UK using...

Pictures taken above the Large Hadron Collider have stoked fears. Are new portals opening?

The post was published in iXBT.com blogs, its author is not related to iXBT.com editors “These incredible photos taken above CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) have sparked new conspiracy theories and fears that 'portals' are...

Testing of weapons to “kill” enemy electronics, but not soldiers

HiJENKS weapons are capable of "frying" enemy vehicles like a microwave. The US Air Force recently tested a new weapon not designed to kill people or destroy buildings. The device, called "High-Power Cooperative Electromagnetic Non-Kinetic...

The American spacecraft Cygnus has finally done what only the Russian Soyuz could before: it successfully corrected the orbit of the ISS

The last attempt failed, but this time it worked. The American spacecraft Cygnus yesterday for the first time fully and successfully performed an operation to correct the orbit of the International Space Station. This was...

From assembling Lada to submachine guns

AvtoVAZ employees are transferred to Kalashnikov Benefits for both companies The Kalashnikov Concern is helping to temporarily employ employees of the Lada Izhevsk automobile plant, which was forced to go into idle time, as reported by...

Lada Granta a la Chinese

The MG5 2022 debuted at the Chongqing Motor Show (China). The car turned out to be interesting - mainly due to the combination of design, technical parameters and price. The base version of the...

Tourists will be transported to resorts on helium airships instead of planes

A British company has signed a contract to supply a Spanish airline with helium-powered airships. In the future, these airships will carry tourists to resorts in Spain instead of planes, although the ship was...

One of the largest cruise ships still under construction will be sold for scrap

A huge unfinished commercial will probably be sold for sale, after which the manufacturer declares bankruptcy, because no one wants it. This is a general German report on the recognized An Word industry. Attempts are...

A low-cost European airline buys 56 Airbus aircraft at a discount

British low-cost airline EаѕуЈеt announced, that will procure 56 airplanes Аіrbuѕ, model "A320 Neo" и and in the same time shall transform another order from 2013 г. for 188 more airplanes "A321 Neo", Reuters...

U.S. runs out of stock of Russian RD-181 rocket engines used on Antares missiles

Flights of the American cargo ships Cygnus to the ISS may be interrupted for an indefinite period due to the US running out of stocks of Russian RD-181 rocket engines. These engines are used...

The Havana Effect: Why there will be a second-hand car boom in the EU after 2035

On the basis of a decision of the European Parliament from 2035 on the territory of the EU will stop the sale of cars with internal combustion engines. Their place will be taken by...

Robot barmaid Dunyasha, a pack of soda in space… Who welcomes SPIEF 2022 guests at stands

The attention of the guests of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) was attracted by the robot barmaid Dunyasha, the revived pack of soda and melancholy narwhals, reports medialeaks.ru. At the booths, visitors...

Vucic: Serbia will be without Russian oil from November, only Bulgaria will have electricity in the winter

Serbian President Alexander Vucic has announced that our western neighbor has been without Russian oil since November. According to him, Belgrade is preparing for a severe winter and is providing everything necessary, but a...

The Israeli Ministry of Defense presented the world’s most protected armored personnel carrier “Eitan”

The new armored personnel carrier impresses with its spaciousness, as well as a record speed of 90 km / h, and the armored personnel carrier is also endowed with high maneuverability. The Israeli Ministry of...

A large Ukrainian IT company opened its first office in Bulgaria

Swedish-Ukrainian IT company Sigma Software has launched a new software development office in Bulgaria. This is the first office of the company in the country. The company has a total of 30 offices in...

At the peak of the holiday season, Rakevet Israel will cut off the country from the airport

To the attention of Israelis and foreign tourists who intend to fly or arrive in the country in the last week of July, the Rakevet Israel company will stop train traffic on the line...

How dandelions make decisions

How dandelions make decisions An international team of scientists has studied the biological processes in dandelions and discovered the mechanism by which they "make decisions", writes the journal "Nature Communications". Dandelions are known to respond to...

If you drive in Greece – the fines are cruel

The holiday season is approaching. And now many choose Greece for a sunny weekend by the sea. Thousands travel every week to Greece, tour operators have stepped up and vacations have begun. Here are the...

Volkswagen faces charges of slave labor in Brazil

In 1973, Volkswagen acquired 140,000 hectares of land in Brazil, where it set up a livestock farm. According to some reports, slave labor was widely used there and human rights violations were reported everywhere,...

New Tatra tankers will serve NATO aircraft

Army all-wheel drive trucks Tatra T815, already known in Ukraine as carriers of the RK-360MTs Neptune anti-ship missile system, can perform a variety of functions. For example, to work as part of powerful aviation...
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