Physicists have reproduced the chirping effect at the Kukulcan Pyramid

Colombian physicists have reproduced the unusual acoustic effect observed at the Temple of Kukulcan, located on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. The echo of hand clapping at the base of the pyramid resembles the chirping or chirping of a bird. Simulations showed that this effect occurs due to the addition of many waves reflected from… Continue reading Physicists have reproduced the chirping effect at the Kukulcan Pyramid

Tea drinking linked to reduced risk of death from all causes

American researchers have found that drinking tea is associated with a decrease in mortality from all causes, and also found a relationship with a decrease in the likelihood of death from cardiovascular diseases, coronary heart disease and stroke. The results of a survey and medical examination of half a million Britons aged 40 to 69… Continue reading Tea drinking linked to reduced risk of death from all causes

The first launch of the SLS rocket was postponed due to a hydrogen leak

The first flight of the SLS super-heavy launch vehicle carrying the Orion spacecraft was postponed due to problems with a hydrogen leak in one of the rocket's core stage engines. The new launch date is set for September 2, 2022. The first launch attempt was broadcast on YouTube. Artemis 1 is the first flight of… Continue reading The first launch of the SLS rocket was postponed due to a hydrogen leak

Embark taught an unmanned truck to present documents to police

The American company Embark showed tests of a system for interaction between an unmanned truck and the police. The car can recognize a police vehicle with flashing lights behind it and stop, and after the police officer approaches the truck, he can ask a remote operator for the code to the safe and retrieve documents… Continue reading Embark taught an unmanned truck to present documents to police

A fragment of an iron face mask from a Batavian horseman was found in Germany.

Archaeologists have discovered a heavily rusted metal plate in western Germany. It turned out to be part of a face mask attached to an iron helmet worn by a Batavian horseman in the 1st century AD. This was reported by the press service of the city of Krefeld. The Batavians were a tribe of West… Continue reading A fragment of an iron face mask from a Batavian horseman was found in Germany.

Russia will leave the ISS after 2024

News updated: In the fifth to eighth paragraph of the news, information has been added about a new statement by Roscosmos General Director Yuri Borisov regarding the timing of Russia‚Äôs withdrawal from the ISS, made on Friday, July 29. Russia will withdraw from the ISS project after 2024, directing its main efforts to the creation… Continue reading Russia will leave the ISS after 2024

The bow wrapping of a Scythian warrior girl was made of fish skin

Scientists used natural scientific methods to study the winding of a bow found in Tyva more than 30 years ago in the burial of a Scythian warrior girl. It turned out that this element was made at the end of the 7th – beginning of the 6th century BC from fish skin. Perhaps the ancient… Continue reading The bow wrapping of a Scythian warrior girl was made of fish skin

Britons are being bitten by exotic snakes more often

British researchers have reported an increase in the number of attacks by exotic snakes on residents of the country. Over 11 years, 300 victims were registered, 72 of them were minors. Although this number is objectively small, the trend was considered quite serious, especially since such cases pose great challenges to health care professionals. Research… Continue reading Britons are being bitten by exotic snakes more often

Yandex Music has learned to generate neural network melodies

Yandex has taught its music streaming service to generate melodies in several genres, according to a press release received by the editor. N+1. Synthesized music is created based on the user's preferences and changes if he presses the dislike button. One of the main advantages of music streaming services over regular players is that they… Continue reading Yandex Music has learned to generate neural network melodies

Programmers changed interests like scientists

Chinese scientists studied the changing interests of users of the question and answer site for programmers Stack Overflow and compared their patterns with the behavior patterns of scientists. To do this, they downloaded data on 2,307,720 resource users collected from July 2008 to September 2016. It turned out that representatives of both professions change the… Continue reading Programmers changed interests like scientists