Two new experiments will be carried out onboard the International Space Station

The 16th International Meeting on the JEM-EUSO project (Japanese Experimental Module for Extreme Universe Space Observatory) took place in Moscow during December 1-5, 2014. Accoring to the sugggestion of the Russian party the participants of the Meeting discussed a new project - association of JEM-EUSO project, which undergoes difficulties with putting into practice, and KLPVE (Russian abbreviation for "Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays") onboard one of Russian modules of the International Space Station.

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Physical scientists celebrate the 25th anniversary of the discovery, which forwarded the development of the shell model of nuclei

25 years ago the USSR National Committee for the inventions and discoveries established a discovery (Diploma N 342) with the title "Mechanism of configurational fission of the giant dipole resonance for light nuclei" by V.G. Shevchenko, B.S. Ishkhanov, V.G. Neudachin, I.M. Kapitonov and N.P. Yudin - the scientists of the MSU Physics Department and SINP MSU.

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Tests of the accelerator for radiograhic purposes are completed

Acceptance tests of the electron accelerator for radiation non-destructive testing (quality inspection of weld seals of the atomic reactors vessels) are completed at the Laboratory of electron accelerators. This accelerator is a joint product of the Laboratory and Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Scientific and production enterprise "Torium"", the Head responsible party of the Contract with the Ordzhonikidze Podol'sk Mechanic Plant.

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SINP MSU: Jovian can-do approach

Is there life on the satellite of Jove - Europe? Does its ice shell really hide liquid ocean of salted water? Not only NASA and ESA, but also Roscosmos also looks for answers to these question. In order to carry out Russian mission to Jove SINP scientists solve one of the basic problems - what are the ways for diminishing of the level of radiation accumulation onboard pilotless spacecraft in order to extend its lifetime.

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Russian and Japan have signed a scientific protocol

A scientific protocol concerning joint experiment by means of the developed orbital telescope onboard the Russian segment of ISS is signed between SINP MSU and Japan Institute RIKEN. The document contains the objectives of the project, principles of data exchange and joint publications, and parties' responsibilities. This protocol provides a basis for the further cooperation between Russia and Japan within the frames of K-EUSO project, but at the level of space agencies - Roscosmos and JAXA.

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Scientific equipment was tested on Mount Aragats

On September 22-24, SINP scientists in cooperation with their colleagues from A.I.Alikhanyan National Armenian Laboratory (NAL) tested scientific equipment for the studies of UV and gamma-range phenomena associated with atmospheric elecricity. The tests were carried out on Mount Aragats at the altitude of 3200 m.

COSPAR President acknowledged SINP Director for cordial reception and organisation of the Milestone Assembly

The President of the International Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) Lennard Fisk, Professor of Michagan University (USA) in his letter to SINP Director, Professor Mikhail Panasyuk, expressed his heartfelt thanks for hospitality and active participation in the organisation of the 40th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, which took place in M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State Unviersity from August 2 to Auguist 10, 2014.

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Scientific instrument “NUCLEON” launched onboard the satellite “Resurs-P” N2 will help the scientists in the studies from the objects of our Galaxy up to dark matter

On December 26, at 21:56 MLT a spacecraft “Resurs-P” N2 with scientific instrument “NUCLEON” was launched from Baykonur launching site to the orbit.

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Spacecraft "MKA-FKI(PN2)" got a new name "Vernov"

At the session of the RAS Council for space it was resolved to name the spacecraft "MKA-FKI(PN2)" after the oustanding Soviet scientist Segey Vernov.

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A new method will help scientists to measure X-rays helicity