Recently, the Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute hosted a sports competition dedicated to the 125th anniversary of the university. The Spartakiad was held in five disciplines: bowling, streetball, chess, volleyball and mini-football.
On that day, the White Hall of the capital's House of Scientists of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine was crowded. The lecture "Stratospheric balloons. Typology and possibilities" brought together those interested in the design and use of lighter-than-air vehicles.
In the final of the startup competition at the XI Festival of Innovative Projects "Sikorsky Challenge 2022", a project on the production of hydrogen by electrolysis using ultrasonic cavitation was presented.
For me, philosophy courses at Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute are always a discovery. For 15 years - in classes on practical rhetoric, now - in reflections on the philosophy of science. I discover real treasures of talents and original thoughts in the students.
"KP" continues publishing interviews with young scientists of the Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, who developed, manufactured and prepared the PolyITAN-NR-30 nanosatellite for space launch within the scientific body under the leadership of Boris Rassamakin.
Does Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute have the resources to build a small modular reactor? Are there such generating capacities in Ukraine? Who can install local power plants? Can a household be independent of the central power grid? How much electricity can a SMR produce?