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Young Scientists From Tomsk Polytechnic University Make Threads For 3D Printer Of Old Plastic

17:08, Июль 2, 2015
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Young scientists of the TPU developed mobile extrusive installation for production of threads for 3D - printers; installation processes household plastic waste in cheap and eco-friendly raw materials.

How To Make Continuous Rolls Of Graphene

17:06, Июль 2, 2015
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Graphene is a material with a host of potential applications, including in flexible light sources, solar panels that could be integrated into windows, and membranes to desalinate and purify water.

Scientists From Tomsk Polytechnical University Learned To Imitate Space Conditions

12:21, Май 27, 2015
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The unique installation imitating all major harmful factors of space is created by scientists of the Tomsk Polytechnical University for check on durability of materials for satellites and other spacecrafts.

The Device Allowing To Predict Explosions In Coal Mines Is Created

12:19, Май 27, 2015
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Scientists from Physical institute of Lebedev (FIAN) created a prototype of a high-speed laser spectrometer by means of which it is possible to predict explosions, emissions of methane in mines and others of the catastrophic phenomena at which the speed and accuracy of detecting of gases is crucial.

Graphene light bulbs to go on sale this year: Next-generation efficient bulbs should last 10% longer than LEDS

18:14, Апрель 23, 2015
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It’s the wonder material that’s 200 times stronger than steel and one million times thinner than human hair, which is set to revolutionise electronics, medicine and transport.

UT Dallas engineers twist nanofibers to create structures tougher than bulletproof vests

18:13, Апрель 23, 2015
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Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas have created new structures that exploit the electromechanical properties of specific nanofibers to stretch to up to seven times their length, while remaining tougher than Kevlar.

Portholes of a new Russian spaceship will be equipped with glass with nanocovering

18:11, Апрель 23, 2015
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Tomsk scientists will prepare glasses with unique nanocovering for portholes for the new Russian spaceship till the end of the year. New transparent covering will allow to protect them from space dust and debris.

Boeing just patented a force field made of lasers

18:10, Апрель 23, 2015
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So, Boeing just patented a force field. Technically, the patent is for a “method and system for shockwave attenuation via electromagnetic arc,” but that’s just a long way of writing out something unbelievably futuristic: protective force fields may one day make their way onto the battlefields of the future.

New Technology To Protect Spacecraft From Radiation To Be Developed At TPU

18:09, Апрель 23, 2015
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Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University, together with colleagues from Belarusian State University are working on a nanocoating resistant to radiation, according to TASS. It can be used to protect spacecrafts from the radiation.

First Manganese-based Superconductor Discovered

12:12, Апрель 2, 2015
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Scientists have unexpectedly discovered the first manganese-based superconductor, an element whose magnetism was thought to be too strong to permit superconductivity. This research might lead to new superconductors that can better resist magnetic disruption.