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NASA: For the first time, we discovered dust from far beyond the solar system

Very interesting news comes to us from scientists from NASA, who for many years supervised the mission of this probe, which studied Saturn and its moons. Well, with the help of the CDA space analyzer (Cosmic Dust Analyzer), i.e. one of the measuring devices installed on board the probe, grains of cosmic dust that did not come from our solar system were detected.

MIT scientists have developed an autonomous boat for transporting people

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology can always be counted on when it comes to new technologies, and this time the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) presented us with the development of the idea of \u200b\u200ban autonomous Roboat boat. And where exactly did this idea come from? Of course, it did not come from the air and, as scientists explain, they were asked to create a concept of a fleet of autonomous boats for passenger transport that could prove useful on the narrow city canals of the constitutional Dutch capital, Amsterdam.

See the smallest boat in the world, it is even thinner than a human hair

Researchers from Leiden University have just presented their work, which is probably the smallest boat in the world. The model, which measures just 30 microns in length, was 3D printed as part of a project to create micro-floats with very complex shapes. To take pictures of it, you had to use a scanning electron microscope, i.e. one used to observe and characterize organic and inorganic materials on a nanometric to micrometric scale.

This is what a temporary hospital at the National Stadium looks like inside

The temporary hospital will initially accommodate 500 to 1,000 CoVID-19 patients. They will be staying in several fully professionally equipped branches. They were created in the office segment. In the footage, we can see that these are not some field conditions, but a real hospital was built there.

200 days without a CoVID-19 case. This is how Taiwan is handling the pandemic

It cannot be denied that looking at the daily reports from the world about the coronavirus pandemic, you can be quite broken, because the situation in many places is becoming more and more tragic. And you don't have to look long here, because in our country it is also getting more and more difficult and for several days we have been receiving news about the ending of free beds, respirators or doctors who are barely able to cope. Fortunately, however, there are places that have done better and can now give others hope for a better future - just look at Taiwan, which has not had a single case of Covid-19 in 200 days, is the only such country in the world!

A "virgin" meteorite from Michigan can tell us the story of how the solar system was built

Scientists have just informed that the meteorite contains virgin organic compounds that may be a valuable clue on how life was formed on Earth. It was possible to keep them only thanks to the efficient reaction of the "meteorite hunter" Robert Ward, who, two days after the landing of this unique specimen, on January 20, 2018, found its fragment on the frozen Lake Strawberry Lake. He used the NASA weather radar for this purpose, because the meteorite fragments were the size of hail, so it would be difficult to find them simply by combing the area.

The mysterious X-37B mini-shuttles have been hijacked by the Space Forces

These are the X-37B mini-shuttles that have been carrying out secret missions in Earth's orbit for a decade. The takeover by the Space Force of two of these machines means that their tasks will from now on be closely tied to the execution of defense operations from space and providing the ability to respond to enemy threats in space.

Such sky-high taxis from Lilium will drive passengers around Florida

In the spring of 2017, the German company Lilium presented the amazing capabilities of its fully autonomous and electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft, which is equipped with wings like a real jet and moves thanks to several dozen engines.

We can dream of going back to the moon. The new US president focuses on the climate

Donald Trump has announced that humanity will return to the moon by 2024. NASA has worked hard to meet this deadline. Experts believed that it could be done if the budget for the implementation of the Artemis program was kept. The Trump administration wanted to finally make humanity a space civilization. The plans assumed the construction of permanent bases on the Moon, and in the 1930s also on Mars.

Chinese probe landed on the moon. The rock samples will soon reach Earth

This is the most complicated space mission in the history of the Middle Kingdom and one of the most important for humanity. Later this year, samples of lunar rock will arrive on Earth. It will be the first such mission in the 21st century and the first in 44 years. The Chinese hope to learn more about our planet's natural satellite, which will be very important in future plans to explore this facility, build the first bases there and start the era of space mining.

Elon Musk: Tesla will reach the highest level of autonomy next year

In mid-October, the first Tesla became autonomous. For a start, a revolutionary new feature is available to a limited group of Tesla branded vehicle owners. These are drivers who are in the top positions in the driving safety statistics kept by his company. This is for further testing, but already among ordinary vehicle owners.

The French are building a new nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. Are they getting ready for war?

Of course, such a key exchange will not take place overnight and, according to the French president, the whole process will be completed by 2038. The announcement itself was also not accidental and took place in very specific circumstances, when President Macron visited the French nuclear company, Framatome, in Le Creusot. In his opinion, this is a decision confirming the French willingness to maintain its strategic autonomy, because it should be noted that the current flagship aircraft carrier of the French navy, i.e. the famous Charles de Gaulle, also has a nuclear propulsion.

More Airbus A380s, the largest passenger planes in the world, go to the junkyard

However, it will not end with these few copies. The commercial aviation industry is no longer interested in such large, less ecological and expensive machines. The future is smaller machines with highly efficient propulsion and much longer reach, and with supersonic speeds. Such planes are expected to appear in the sky this year.