Science and technology in Russia Current Affairs, GK & News
A well-known educationist, paediatrician & the author, Dr Gaurav Nigam has been conferred ‘Innovative Research Excellence Award 2019’ at Asian Leadership Summit (ALS) in Thimphu, Bhutan. Dr. Nigam is the founder of iCare – an organization working in the area of new-age child health care; and Intelligentsia, a research-based play school. Intelligentsia is all about ..
Category: Summits and Conferences
Russian state-run atomic energy corporation Rosatom has successfully tested the world’s first Floating Nuclear Power Plant (FNPP) – Akademik Lomonosov. The FNPP has a capacity of 70MW and is equipped with two reactors of 35MW each. It has an operational life span is 40 years, with the possibility of being extended up to 50 years. ..
Topics: Akademik Lomonosov • Bilibino • Bilibino Nuclear Power Plant • Institute of Physics and Power Engineering • Nuclear power stations • Nuclear technology • Rosatom • Russian floating nuclear power station • Science and technology in Russia
Dr. Zhores Alferov (88), a Russian physicist and Nobel Prize laureate, has passed away on 2nd of March in St Petersburg. In 2000, Alferov received the Nobel Prize in Physics together with US scientists Jack Kilby and Herbert Kroemer, for developing semiconductor heterostructures used in high-speed-and optoelectronics. He was the first Russian to win a ..
Topics: Dmitri Z. Garbuzov • Herbert Kroemer • Heterojunction • Ioffe Institute • Nobel laureates in Physics • Physicists • Russian Academy of Sciences • Russian scientists • Science and technology in Russia • Zhores Alferov
On December 11, the world’s first Floating Nuclear Power Plant (FNPP) – Akademik Lomonosov – has become operational at the Baltiysky Zavod shipyard in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is constructed by the state nuclear power firm Rosatom. The FNPP has a capacity of 70MW and is equipped with two reactors of 35MW each. According to ..
Topics: Akademik Lomonosov • Baltic Shipyard • Baltiysky • Energy • Institute of Physics and Power Engineering • Nuclear Power • Nuclear power stations • Rosatom • Russian floating nuclear power station • Science and technology in Russia
Russia has launched the world’s first floating nuclear power station ” Akademik Lomonosov ” at a ceremony in the port of the far northern city of Murmansk, where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to eastern Siberia. The 21,500-tonne ship was named after Academician Mikhail Lomonosov. Akademik Lomonosov, which is constructed by ..
Topics: Akademik • Akademik Lomonosov • Fuel • Lomonosov • Mikhail Lomonosov • Northern (Arctic) Federal University • Nuclear power stations • Rosatom • Russia • Russian floating nuclear power station • Russian scientists • Science and technology in Russia