Latest Samara Stories

NASA-funded Sounding Rocket To Fly Into Heart Of Aurora
2014-01-22 14:53:29

Marilia Samara and her science team will be looking for classic curls in the aurora in the night sky – curls that look like cream swirling in a cup of coffee. When they spot the appropriate conditions, the team will launch a sounding rocket for a 10-minute flight right into the heart of the aurora.

2010-10-11 11:08:00

SAMARA, Russia, October 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Russian Major Mobile Provider MegaFon Opens Country's Largest Data Center in Samara The country's second-ranked national mobile service provider, MegaFon has put into operation a world-class state-of-the-art Tier 3 data center.

2009-10-20 11:40:00

Maple tree seeds (or samara fruit) and the spiraling pattern in which they glide to the ground have delighted children for ages and perplexed engineers for decades.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.