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Термоядерный реактор JET готовится достичь точки безубыточности - новости космоса и космонавтики на Hi-News.ru

Один из лучших в мире термоядерных реакторов, расположенный в самом сердце Оксфордшира в Англии (там, где жил и творил Дж. Р.Р. Толкин), в ближайшее время начнет эксперимент, который может достичь мифической точки «безубыточности». Этот эксперимент, известный как Joint European Torus (JET), …

Темная материя может отправить астероиды в сторону Земли - новости космоса и космонавтики на Hi-News.ru

Ученые из Гарварда считают, что темная материя может направить катастрофические астероиды на Землю, что приведет к массовому вымиранию, вроде того катаклизма, который закончил эпоху динозавров.<p>Как вы знаете, по мнению физиков, таинственное и невидимое вещество — темная материя — составляет пять …

PaperFold: концепт устройства с тремя гибкими дисплеями - элетронные и уникальные новинки, обзор новых и полезных гаджетов на Hi-News.ru

Группа исследователей из Университета Куинс (Queen’s University) в Канаде несколько лет назад показывала прототип мобильного телефона с абсолютно гибким экраном, построенного на технологии электронных чернил. Однако исследователи не остановились на достигнутом, и теперь презентуют новое устройство …

Новая теория убедительно объединила ход времени и квантовую запутанность - новости науки на Hi-News.ru

Кофе остывает, здания рушатся, яйца бьются, а звезды выдыхаются во Вселенной, которой, кажется, суждено деградировать в состояние равномерной серости, известной как тепловое равновесие. Астроном-философ сэр Артур Эддингтон в 1927 году привел постепенное распространение энергии в качестве …

Париж: Парк с запахом роз

Добраться до него нелегко. Если верить карте, он находится совсем рядом с Neuilly-sur-Seine, ближайшего и самого дорогого пригорода Парижа, но пешком …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

Hiking

North America’s top amusement parks

Nowhere can you find more family-friendly daredevil thrills (and gentler rides) than in the USA and Canada. Here are our 10 favorite amusement and water parks in North America (diplomatically listed in alphabetical order):<p>Canada’s Wonderland, Vaughan, Ontario<p>The first major park in Canada (25 miles …

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How to travel with friends (and not want to kill them)

I have two permanent, oddly positioned bald spots on my head. Though my mother claims they’re from a scalp thing I had as a kid, I have it on good authority from my oracle that they’re probably where the Martians attached the electrodes.<p>However, spontaneous balding frequently has nothing to do with …

Travel

Amsterdam's most unique bars

While Amsterdam's pulsating Red Light District and party hubs like Leidseplein need no introduction, the Dutch capital has some wonderfully diverse bars away from the raucous stag parties and tourist crowds.<p>Many offer dining too, although just stopping by for a drink is fine. Here are 10 of the …

European Travel

Reinvented Riga: a traveller’s guide to Latvia’s capital city

With over two decades of freedom (and a renewed status as Latvia’s capital) under its belt, Rīga is reclaiming its rightful title as the cosmopolitan cornerstone of the Baltic.<p>Sitting at the crossroads of the great empires that wrote the pages of Europe’s elaborate history, Rīga was – for centuries …

European Travel

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Nine Jaw-Dropping Hotel-Room Views Around the World (Photos)

The sightseeing doesn’t have to stop when you get back to your hotel room. Check out these fabulous hotels that are even better looking out than in.

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Seven Cruises for People Who Hate Cruises (Photos)

Cruises don't have to mean massive boats and potential disasters. Andrew Harper picks seven sailing trips that even cruise haters will love.

San Francisco's Forgotten Attractions (PHOTOS)

San Francisco is a city that respects and honors its eccentrics, but even in the U.S. capital of weird, some obscure landmarks get forgotten. What was once the largest pool in America is, today, a parking lot. The old Seals Stadium, where Joe Dimaggio played before becoming a Yankee, is buried …

20 Hidden Gems To Make You Fall In Love With NYC Again

Think you know NYC? Well, get excited!

New York City

16 Awesome Hidden Gems You Must Experience At Disneyland

Don't do Disneyland like a regular old tourist. The magic is in the details.<p>According to this thread on Quora, there are some hidden secrets you should look out for on your next trip to Disneyland.

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The 11 Best Astronomy Apps For Amateur Star Gazers

But hey, there's an app for that, of course. Astronomy apps are making it possible for anyone to be astronomer — you don't even need a telescope.<p>The apps use the GPS and compass in your phone to pinpoint your location and show you where all the surrounding celestial bodies are, even if your view is …

Apps

Названия астероидов — National Geographic Россия

Консультативный совет космического поколения (The Space Generation Advisory Council, SGAC) совместно с Международным астрономическим союзом проводит …

Путешествие со смартфоном: фотограф National Geographic на Американском Западе — National Geographic Россия

За десять дней фотопроекта его участникам пришлось преодолеть внушительные расстояния, повезло увидеть легендарные пейзажи и столкнуться с совершенно …

Самые впечатляющие небоскребы мира

Reflections at Keppel Bay, Сингапур<p>Говорят, когда архитектор Даниэль Либескинд представил этот проект американцам, те только руками развели, мол, …

Шопинг в Экс-ан-Провансе

«Месье, всего один евро!» — кричит юноша с крупным греческим носом, предлагая мне вмазать чудесным кремовым тортом по лицу своего улыбающегося …

A Very Simple Explanation Of The Higgs Boson

François Englert and Peter Higgs just received the Nobel Prize in Physics for laying the groundwork for the discovery of the Higgs boson. But can someone please explain what a Higgs is? Like, really simply.<p>François Englert and Peter Higgs have won this year's Nobel Prize in Physics, as was pretty …

19 free things to do in Singapore

Singapore may be one of the most expensive countries to visit in Southeast Asia, but there are plenty of free things to see and do to ease the pressure on your wallet. Here are some of our favourite Singapore freebies.<p>Get a taste of Peranakan history at Baba House<p>Baba House, the exquisitely …

Asia Travel

The language of photography

Photography and technical jargon go together like a DSLR and a hot shoe mounted flash. If you're new to photography there's a lot of lingo to know, particularly around the camera and its equipment. There's ISO, White Balance, RAW, etc.<p>It can be intimidating to try and navigate the world of …

Landscape Photography

New Film: Explore Radio Astronomy Facility with Jodie Foster

You may not have heard of the VLA Facility in New Mexico desert but you probably have seen it on the big screen. The Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array , located about 50 miles west of the town of Soccoro, is one of the world’s most powerful radio astronomy observatories and has been a popular …