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Obninsk Meteorological Tower, Obninsk

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  • In Obninsk, there are several research institutes. Few people know that meteovyshka belonging to one of these institutions has a local name of Theodore. She is called by the name of the first Director of the Institute. Before the Institute was outside the city. And go skiing around Fedorovki was a big deal. Townspeople like to boast that our Tower higher than the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Interesting fact-Tower has no foundations, it stands on a huge Bowl and is supported by the stretch marks. When the CHP has dropped to it at home and goes across sectors.
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  • ... It seems to be the year of 1983 or 84. I was a pioneer, had me accordingly, 13 or 14 years old. Half of Obninsk just don't have the time. After school I studied in balabanovskom House of pioneers. In the sudomodel'nom circle. And I'm the only one and collected model boats. The rest of the collected cord, time and easy gliders. Then in stores "skillful hands" (Lifehacker.com "-apparently on modern language. Author's comment) sold a great many wonderful things. Hungarian internal combustion motors, for example, who worked on the air. Distracted, however, let a tear. So, I built model ships and participated annually in the so-called Jamboree young technicians. There's a crowd of such botanov the same as I, received diplomas for their crafts and feel Young Builders of communism named the Baikal-Amur railway. From the House of pioneers under the auspices of RONO committed attacks there, here. Tuapse, remember we went. And Yes: there was an excursion to the Obninsk NUCLEAR POWER PLANT, where we demonstrated the principle of operation of the "drill" (so called nuclear reactor of this type and one that zhahnul a few years later on April 26 under the Pripyat), then Karpovku took, then was to visit the Museum in Obninsk, where us layout have meteorological towers told about 311-meter meteorological Tower. And then she led ... There inside the elevator, and the diameter of the trunk Tower two and a half meters. We walked another before other vypendrivalis'. Who TA ...
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  • Here some fellow wrote that mast painted special paint. And now it glows at night. Is not lit (photo I attach). But still, beautiful ...
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