Eight years after the decommissioning of Concord, the European company EADS considers that the supersonic passenger jet could return, but not earlier than 2050. The owners of Airbus believes that the new engine technology can make supersonic travel cost-effective and environmentally acceptable. The company estimates the speed of Mach 4 achievable – they account for almost 5,000 kilometers per hour.
On June 20 in Paris, starts 49th International Exhibition of Paris Air Show, which runs through June 29. At this exhibition will present the first biofuel airplane Boeing 747-8. On June 20 Boeing 747-8 must fly from Seattle to Paris, carrying out its first transatlantic flight.
In late May, the company Torresol Energy launched the operation of power plant Gemasolar Power Plant (earlier known as Project Solar Tres Power Tower), near Seville in Fuentes de Andalusiya.Power plant, with 19.9 megawatts maximum capacity, will produce 110 gigawatt-hours of energy per year
cientists from the University of Prinstanskogo found tiny round worms at a depth of 3.6 km in the gold mines of South Africa.Very tiny nematode length is just 500 microns were found in three gold mines in South Africa near the city of Johannesburg, where they lived at a depth of 900 to 3.6 miles beneath the earth
For many yeras scientists have been trying to detect gravitational waves but nothing happens. Now new research suggests that with the help just one more detector scientists will be able to achieve success. So four gravitational wave detectors are currently in operation.In proposals have been submitted to build three more, one each in Japan, Australia and India
Recently the French government announced the launch of several new ecological projects that are designed to promote the production of solar energy and which will bring France into the first place in Europe for producing electricity from the sun.So, according to this, in France must construct the factory to collect solar energy
The Grimsvotn volcano disclose a huge cloud of ash that shot 12 miles 15 km above sea level at its peak The volcano generated about 1000 times more lightning strikes per hour than the eruption of Icelands last major volcano event
Scientists discovered in Egypt in 1917 of previously unknown pyramid as well as more than a thousand graves and more than three thousand ancient settlements Experts studied the desert using satellite imagery in the infrared
According to the international journal Naturwissenschaften Scientists find in ancient amber age 49 million years the spider of the family Sparassidae, whose members today live in the tropics and some parts of southern Europe.