Russian inventions
Timeline of Russian Innovation encompasses key events in the history of technology in Russia, starting from the Early East Slavs and up to the Russian Federation.The entries in this timeline fall into...
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Gyrocar
A gyrocar is a two-wheeled automobile. The difference between a bicycle or motorcycle and a gyrocar is that in a bike, dynamic balance is provided by the rider, and in some cases by the geometry and ...
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Theremin
The theremin (/ˈθɛrəmɪn/ THERR-ə-min; originally known as the ætherphone/etherphone, thereminophone or termenvox/thereminvox), is an early electronic musical instrument controlled without physical con...
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Lightning detection
A lightning detector is a device that detects lightning produced by thunderstorms. There are three primary types of detectors: ground-based systems using multiple antennas, mobile systems using a dire...
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Radiosonde
A radiosonde (Sonde is French and German for probe) is a battery-powered telemetry instrument package carried into the atmosphere usually by a weather balloon that measures various atmospheric paramet...
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Kosovorotka
A kosovorotka (Russian: косоворо́тка; [kəsəvɐˈrotkə]) is a Russian, skewed-collared shirt. The word is derived from koso - askew, and vorot collar.
A kosovorotka is a traditional Russian shir...
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Aluminothermic reaction
Aluminothermic reactions are exothermic chemical reactions using aluminium as the reducing agent at high temperature. The process is industrially useful for production of alloys of iron. The most pro...
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Iconoscope
The Iconoscope (from the Greek: εἰκών "image" and σκοπεῖν "to look, to see") was the first practical video camera tube to be used in early television cameras. The iconoscope produced a much stronger s...
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Mormyshka
Mormyshka (or Mormishka, or Marmooska, Russian: мормышка) is a sort of fishing lure or a jig. The word is derived from Russian word Mormysh (Russian: мормыш) - that means Freshwater Shrimp (Ga...
Submarine-based launch vehicle
In spaceflight, a launch vehicle or carrier rocket is a rocket used to carry a payload from Earth's surface into outer space. A launch system includes the launch vehicle, the launch pad, and other inf...
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Sputnik 2
Sputnik 2 ([ˈsputʲnʲɪk], Russian: Спутник-2, Satellite 2), or Prosteyshiy Sputnik 2 (PS-2, Russian: Простейший Спутник 2 Elementary Satellite 2)) was the second spacecraft launched into Earth ...
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Cracking (chemistry)
In petroleum geology and chemistry, cracking is the process whereby complex organic molecules such as kerogens or heavy hydrocarbons are broken down into simpler molecules such as light hydrocarbons, ...
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Reinforcement bar
Rebar (short for reinforcing bar), also known as reinforcing steel, reinforcement steel and colloquially in Australia as reo, is a steel bar or mesh of steel wires used as a tension device in reinforc...
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Tetris
Tetris (Russian: Те́трис, pronounced [ˈtɛtrʲɪs]) is a Soviet tile-matching puzzle video game originally designed and programmed by Alexey Pajitnov. It was released on June 6, 1984, while he was wo...
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Chromatography
Chromatography (/ˌkroʊməˈtɒɡrəfi/; from Greek χρῶμα chroma "color" and γράφειν graphein "to write") is the collective term for a set of laboratory techniques for the separation of mixtures.The mixture...
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Space suit
A space suit is a garment worn to keep a human alive in the harsh environment of outer space, vacuum and temperature extremes. Space suits are often worn inside spacecraft as a safety precaution in ca...
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Saccharin
Saccharin is an artificial sweetener with effectively no food energy which is about 400 times as sweet as sucrose or table sugar, but has a bitter or metallic aftertaste, especially at high concentrat...
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Focal-plane shutter
In camera design, a focal-plane shutter (FPS) is a type of photographic shutter that is positioned immediately in front of the focal plane of the camera, that is, right in front of the photographic fi...
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Stewler
Stewler or Simmeler or Varenets (Russian: варенец, Ukrainian: варенець) is a fermented milk product that is popular in Russia and Ukraine. Símilar to Ryazhenka, it is made by adding sour cream...
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Drifting ice station
Soviet and Russian manned drifting ice stations are important contributors to exploration of the Arctic. The stations are named North Pole (Russian: «Северный полюс») (NP, (Russian: «СП»)), f...
Nuclear power plant
A nuclear power plant is a thermal power station in which the heat source is a nuclear reactor. As is typical in all conventional thermal power stations the heat is used to generate steam which drives...
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Preferans
Preferans (Russian: преферанс) is an Eastern European 10-card plain-trick game with bidding, played by three or four players with a 32-card Piquet deck. It is a sophisticated variant of the Austri...
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BARS apparatus
BARS (or "split sphere") is a high-pressure high-temperature apparatus usually used for growing or processing minerals, especially diamond. The name is a transliteration of a Russian abbreviation БАРС...
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Military robot
Military robots are autonomous robots or remote-controlled devices designed for military applications.Such systems are currently being researched by a number of militaries.
Broadly defined, milita...
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Retuinskih's System ROSS
Retuinskih System ROSS (Russian: РОСС, short for Росси́йская Оте́чественная Систе́ма Самозащи́ты; English transliteration: Rossiyskaya Otechestvennaya Sistema Samozashchity; translated as Russian ...
Gudok
The gudok or hudok (Russian: гудок, Ukrainian: гудок) is an ancient Eastern Slavic string musical instrument, played with a bow.A gudok usually had three strings, two of them tuned in unison a...
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Mafia (party game)
Mafia (Russian: Ма́фия, also known as Werewolf) is a party game created in the USSR by Dmitry Davidoff in 1986, modelling a conflict between an informed minority (the mafia) and an uninformed majo...
Thing (listening device)
The Thing, also known as the Great Seal bug, was one of the first covert listening devices (or "bugs") to use passive techniques to transmit an audio signal. Because it was passive, being energized an...
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Valenki
Valenki (Russian: ва́ленки; [ˈvalʲɪnkʲɪ]; sg valenok (Russian: ва́ленок; [ˈvalʲɪnək])) are traditional Russian winter footwear, essentially felt boots: the name valenok literally means "made b...
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Electrical telegraph
An electrical telegraph is a telegraph that uses electrical signals, usually conveyed via dedicated telecommunication lines or radio. The electromagnetic telegraph is a device for human-to-human trans...
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