Will the soil be sucked into a black hole?

Black holes are areas in space where gravity is so strong that not even the fastest object in the universe can escape from it, writes Newsweek. At the same time, experts point out that black holes absorb matter poorly and are terribly inefficient. What is the probability that one day the earth will be sucked … Read more

words matter

political scientistDaniel Parenkov political scientistDaniel Parenkov On June 29, the NATO heads of state and government approved the new strategic concept for the North Atlantic Alliance. The document sets out the NATO countries’ vision of their priorities and approaches for the coming decade. It would be naive to underestimate the importance of the wording proposed … Read more

April 14 in Samara will host the final of the All-Russian festival “CosmoFest” 2022

On April 14, 2022, the Samara Rocket and Space Center “Progress” (Samara, Zemetsa St., 24A) will host the final stage of the V All-Russian Festival of Children and Youth Scientific and Technical Creativity “KosmoFest” 2022. The festival is a creative event of a social nature, held to attract the attention of the public and the … Read more

Astronaut Matthias Maurer reveals how space smells

What does outer space smell like? Few know the answer to this question. Esa astronaut Matthias Maurer knows, though. What does space smell like? German Esa astronaut Matthias Maurer compared the smell of space to the metallic smell of a sparkling sparkler. But this is not the only association of the astronaut. Also read: The … Read more

in July, Volgograd residents promised tropical weekdays

Society 12:53, 3 pictures The weather forecast for midsummer was made by climatologist Anatoly Sudakov. Photo: Dmitry Rogulin / City Esti June is coming to an end – one of the most comfortable months of the year in Volgograd. It is considered summer, but in fact the astronomical summer does not begin until the first … Read more

The first “space” activities after the holidays at VDNKh: free screenings and lectures

On 12, 15 and 16 January 2022, the Cosmonautics and Aviation Center at VDNKh will host excursions “People and Space” dedicated to the 115th anniversary of the birth of the founder of practical cosmonautics Sergei Pavlovich Korolev “Outposts in space” as lectures “Astronomical observations from Earth’s Surface “and” Space Detectives “. Participation in all activities … Read more

The most amazing records set by humans in space

Every year, on April 12, Russia celebrates Cosmonautics Day. The holiday was set up to honor the first manned flight into space – it was made by Yuri Gagarin in 1961. This achievement of the Soviet cosmonaut can be considered a real record, as he was the first to experience a flight beyond Earth and … Read more

Free screenings, Saturday coffee, quizzes, lecture and concert at Cosmonautics and Aviation Center at VDNKh

From June 29 to July 3, the Cosmonautics and Aviation Center at VDNKh will host excursions “People and space”, a literary and musical performance “The little prince”, a quiz “Key to start!”, Saturday coffee, a lecture “How not to get sick in space. ”Participation in all activities is free, with prior registration. June 29 at … Read more

Everyone has their own hell | Music life

The opera house in Nizhny Novgorod could for a long time surprise music lovers only with the aesthetics of “dusty rags” and a very low level of performance. Fortunately, times are changing: positive changes have begun to be felt. A new stage in the Nizhny Novgorod Opera and Ballet Theater named after the AS Pushkin … Read more

We were first, we remain first

April 12 is celebrated in Russia as Cosmonautics Day, established by a decree of the Bureau of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union of April 9, 1962, to honor the world’s first manned flight into space. It was made by Yuri Gagarin, a citizen of the Soviet Union, on the Vostok spacecraft on April … Read more