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The history of the origin of things

The history of the origin of things
When people think of ancient civilizations, a lack of technological advancement and a primitive lifestyle are usually the first things that come to mind. However, many of the everyday things that we take for granted were actually invented long ago.

Orbital space station
Although the history of space exploration has only a few decades, it has gone already through a number of important steps. Beginning exploration of near-Earth space put short (lasted, as a rule, for several days) in the expedition of typical spacecra... Read more

Nuclear power station
The world's first nuclear power plant was built in the USSR, nine years after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. This is the most important in the history of the art event was preceded by feverish and hard work to build their own nuclear weapons. This ... Read more

There are three information revolution in the history of mankind: the first was caused by the invention of writing, the second - the printing press. We are now at the beginning of the third information revolution, which in the future should be a qual... Read more

Personal computer
Computer today took the same position as the telephone, the car, and a television. But, apparently, it is only the first harbingers of the era of total computerization, which is coming in the next few decades. In all respects, the computer is a pheno... Read more

Fiber-optic communication lines
In the XX century, mankind has witnessed a huge leap in the development of various forms of communication, especially telephony, radio and television. Thanks to them and thanks to the emergence of satellite space communication systems modern man was ... Read more

Robot called automatic device having a manipulator - a mechanical analogue of the human hand - and this manipulator control system. Both of these components can have a variety of devices - from very simple to extremely complex. Manipulator normally c... Read more

Spaceships today called phones started to deliver astronauts to low-Earth orbit and then return them to Earth. It is understood that the technical requirements for the spacecraft more stringent than any other spacecraft. flight conditions (overload, ... Read more

Integrated circuit
Microelectronics - the most significant and, as many believe, the most important scientific and technological advances of our time. Compare it can be such a turning point in the history of art as the invention of printing in the XVI century, the crea... Read more

Despite the relatively simple laser device, the processes that underlie his work, is extremely complex and can not be explained in terms of the classical laws of physics. Since the time of Hertz and Maxwell science confirmed the notion that the elect... Read more

Artificial earth satellites
The launch of the first satellite in the Soviet Union began to think back in those days, when there were working on a ballistic missile R-7. In 1956, a group of scientists has been formed headed by Academician Mstislav Keldysh, which was tasked to de... Read more


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