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Russia Launches Live Animals on Two-Month Space Mission
Science & Tech  (tags: Russia, Launching, satellite, live animals, plant seeds, space mission, materials samples, research, biological, physical, science, animals, scientists, study, world )

Lone
- 8 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A high-flying package of live animals, plant seeds, and materials samples shot into space Friday aboard a retrievable Russian Foton satellite, launching a two-month mission focusing on microgravity research into biological and physical sciences.
Thorium
Science & Tech  (tags: Thorium, Element, Energy, Energy Technology, Nuclear Energy, Abundance, Low Waste Production, Recycling, Zero Emissions, Non-Weaponization, Safety, Research, Development, China, India, Russia )

Brian
- 42 days ago - world-nuclear.org
"Thorium fuel cycles offer attractive features, including lower levels of waste generation, less transuranic elements in that waste, and providing a diversification option for nuclear fuel supply."
Nuclear-Scale Asteroid Blasts in Earth's Atmosphere Up to 10 Times 'More Common' Than Thought
Science & Tech  (tags: Russia, SciTech, Security, Space, USA )

Ray
- 99 days ago - rt.com
There have been 26 nuclear-scale asteroid explosions in the Earth's atmosphere between 2001 and 2013, according to a new report. The most powerful of the impacts was dozens of times the magnitude of the atom bomb that devastated Hiroshima, Japan in 1945.
Big Meteorite Strikes in Russia -- Again!
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Meteorite, Russia, performance, environment, society, space, world, news )

Frank
- 99 days ago - nydailynews.com
Unlike the celestial object that exploded over the town of Chelyabinsk last year, this recent one injured no one on the ground, say Murmansk emergency workers.
Spectacular Fireball From Space Explodes Over Russian City (VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: Natural disasters, Physics, Russia, Space )

Ray
- 102 days ago - rt.com
A suspected meteorite explosion has been recorded by citizens of the northern Russian city of Murmansk.
Suspected Russian Spyware Turla Targets Europe, United States
Science & Tech  (tags: internet, malware, cyber espionage, TURLA, investigation, technology, society, computers, russia, security researchers, NewTechnology )

Angelika
- 144 days ago - reuters.com
A sophisticated piece of spyware has been quietly infecting hundreds of government computers across Europe and the United States in one of the most complex cyber espionage programs uncovered to date.
ROSATOM Is in Discussion for Construction of 40 Nuclear Units Abroad
Science & Tech  (tags: Russia, ROSATOM, energy, energy policy, nuclear power, reactors, construction, #climatechanged )

Brian
- 198 days ago - energybangla.com
"Russia's state nuclear corporation-Rosatom's foreign order portfolio to date comprises 20 nuclear power reactors and construction of 40 more reactors is under discussion with various countries."
Life Found 4000 Meters Beneath Antarctica
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, Bowling Green State University in Ohio, discovery, interesting, Lake Vostok, Louisiana State University, prehistoric, Russia )

Kayleen
- 328 days ago - sciencenews.org
A Russian team drilled through the ice, breaching prehistoric Lake Vostok for the first time. Microbes and DNA from water fleas, mollusks, and something related to a sea anemone was discovered. Logged by Sunstroke author David Kagan in Doomwatch Legacy.
Tereshkova Marks 50 Years Since Historic Flight
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, space, science, Valentina Tereshkova, research, astronomy, design, Russia )

Michael
- 409 days ago - cbc.ca
It was another Soviet first in space 50 years ago -- putting a woman in orbit. And 26-year-old Valentina Tereshkova carried her part with grace, shouting "Take off your hat, sky, I'm coming!" as she blasted off.
Asteroid Stalked Earth for Thousands of Years Before Blasting Russia, Experts Say
Science & Tech  (tags: asteroid, astronomy, discovery, impact, NASA, news, Russia, science, space )

Dan
- 513 days ago - cosmiclog.nbcnews.com
NASA said the energy release was equivalent to 500 kilotons of TNT, 30 times the energy released by the atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima in World War II, the biggest cosmic impact since 1908. Logged by Sunstroke author David Kagan in Doomwatch Legacy.
Scientists Struggle to Predict Meteorite Strikes
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, asteroids, meteors, Russia, Urals, nasa, science, research, technology, discovery, warning, space, scientists )

Michael
- 527 days ago - cbc.ca
Scientists almost never predict meteors, like the one that caused damage in Russia Friday, before they strike Earth.
20,000 Pound Meteor Explodes Over Russia, Injuring Hundreds
Science & Tech  (tags: Russia, meteor, meteorites, 10 ton, explosion, sonic boom )

Lynn
- 528 days ago - commondreams.org
The dramatic footage captured by a dashboard video camera in the Chelyabinsk region of Russia in the nation's south-central shows what scientists say was a more than 10 ton meteor entering the atmosphere at over 33,000 miles per hour.
Meteorite Hits Russian Urals: Fireball Explosion Wreaks Havoc, Over 500 Injured (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: destruction, meteorite, Russia )

Alice
- 530 days ago - rt.com
Russia's Urals region has been rocked by a meteorite explosion in the stratosphere. The impact wave damaged several buildings, and blew out thousands of windows amid frigid winter weather. Hundreds are seeking medical attention for minor injuries.
Russian Volcano Creates Unprecedented Lake of Lava
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, Russia, lava, volcano, study, science, scientists, vulcanology, eruption )

Michael
- 563 days ago - cbc.ca
A volcano erupting in Russia's Far East is sending plumes of gas and ash high into the sky and creating a lava lake.
Scientists Reach Freshwater Liquid Lake Deep Beneath Antarctica
Science & Tech  (tags: Antarctica, discovery, environment, interesting, news, prehistoric life, research, Russia, science, study )

Dan
- 717 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Russian researchers believe this lake holds living 20 million-year old prehistoric organisms, as well as clues to the search for extraterrestrial life in our solar system. A major discovery recorded by Sunstroke author David Kagan in Doomwatch Legacy.
 

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