Kazakh scientist becomes part of the COMSTECH-SAC ALMATY. KAZINFORM Rector of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Academician Galym Mutanov became part of the International Advisory Council (COMSTECH-SAC) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which unites the countries of the Islamic world, Kazinform reports.
Soyuz manned spacecraft docks to space station, setting record by speed of flight BAIKONUR. KAZINFORM The Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft with three crew members reached the International Space Station (ISS) under the two-orbit scheme for the first time, setting a record by the speed of flight to the orbital outpost, Russia’s space agency Roscosmos said in a live broadcast on Wednesday.
Nobel Prize in economics awarded to Milgrom, Wilson ANKARA. KAZINFORM The 2020 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences has been jointly awarded to Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson «for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats,» the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced on Monday.
Abai is the mirror of Kazakh civilization, view NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Abai is the mirror of Kazakh civilization, head of the Kazakh Language and Turkology Faculty at Nazarbayev University, professor Uli Schamiloglu told Abai and Humanism international forum devoted to the 175th anniversary of great poet and philosopher.
UNESCO and Open Science: regional consultation for Eastern Europe ALMATY. KAZINFORM To build a global consensus on Open Science, and in line with the decision taken by the UNESCO General Conference in November 2019, the development of the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science relies on an inclusive, transparent and consultative process involving all countries and stakeholders and taking stock of the different regional perspectives.
New solar cycle has begun, NASA announces WASHINGTON DC. KAZINFORM Solar Cycle 25, a new phase in the polarity of the Sun that will determine changes in space weather and will last the next 11 years, has begun and is predicted to be as calm as the last, the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) reported on Tuesday.
Polar Urals’ glacier melts away MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Moscow State University's (MSU) glacier, which in the middle of the 20th century was announced the Urals’ longest and second biggest glacier, melted away, press service of the government of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region said, commenting on results of the expedition to the Polar Urals’ glaciers, organized by the Research Center for Arctic Studies and MSU.
Russia to have anti-COVID vaccine enough for mass vaccination in early 2021 MALENKOYE VILLAGE. KAZINFORM - Russia will be able to manufacture anti-coronavirus vaccine enough to carry out mass vaccination by the beginning of 2021, President of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander Sergeyev said on Monday.
Progress MS-15 resupply ship takes off Baikonur cosmodrome BAIKONUR. KAZINFORM - Today, at 08:26 p.m. Nur-Sultan time the Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with the Progress MS-15 resupply ship was launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome site No. 31 to the International Space Station (ISS), Kazinform correspondent reports.
COVID-19 pandemic won’t be over by New Year’s eve, academician says MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - A member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, advisor to the scientific director of the Russian consumer watchdog’s Central Research Institute of Epidemiology Viktor Maleyev thinks that the coronavirus pandemic won’t be over soon judging by the worldwide incidence growth.