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Olympic Torch Goes To Space
2013-06-25 14:18:31

The Russian space agency Roscosmos announced on Monday it will be scaling back its plans to take the famous Olympic torch relay into orbit.

Roscomos Contract With NASA Extended
2013-05-01 19:20:12

NASA signed another contract with Roscosmos to continue using its services for transporting crew to and from the International Space Station.

Russian Space Agency To Increase Spending
2012-12-28 11:57:30

According to the state-run RIA news agency, Russia is giving its space industry budget a big financial boost.

2012-12-02 05:04:41

The strategic design consultancy RKS received three awards from the Spark competition: a Spark! (the highest distinction) for the revolutionary benchtop DNA sequencer Ion Proton™, a bronze for


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2009-04-23 12:24:22

Nikolay Dimitrievich Zelinsky (1861-1953), was a Russian chemist and academician of the Academy of Sciences of USSR (1929). Zelinsky was educated at the University of Tiraspol, the University of Odessa and also at the German universities of Leipzig and Göttingen with Victor Meyer. Later in 1988 and 1891, he received his masters and PhD from the University of Novorossisk. Zelinsky was appointed professor in 1893 at the University of Moscow. He served in this leadership position until...

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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.