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Science in Siberia

WEEKLY OF THE SIBERIAN BRANCH OF THE RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (SB RAS)
 
N 36 (2222) September 1999
NEWS
 
ACADEMIES OF ASIATIC COUNTRIES: COMING TOGETHER TO THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
 
An information from Irkutsk where the International Symposium "Scientific Policy in Asia" had finished its work is given. Heads of the national academies of sciences of Mongolia, Kyrghyzstan, Jordan, Korea, and Russia expound their views of the Symposium to our correspondent.
 
ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES OF ASIATIC COUNTRIES UNITED INTO AN ASSOCIATION
 
The texts of the documents adopted in Irkutsk on September 9 are published both in English and in Russian. The documents are connected with the organising of the Association of Asiatic Academy of Sciences. These texts are the Memorandum about mutual understanding and the Statute of the newborn Academy.
 
TOMOGRAPH MAKES A DIAGNOSIS
 
International Tomographic Centre celebrates its tenth anniversary. Deputy Director of the centre Prof. Alexei Podoplelov tells how it was organised by mutual efforts of the Siberian Branch and the Bruker Company.
 
A REGIONAL CONTEST FOR 2000
 
A contest for financial support of research projects in the field of humanities has been announced by the Russian Foundation of the Humanities and the Novosibirsk Region Administration. Projects are to be accomplished within Novosibirsk region and must belong to the following domains: history of Novosibirsk region, sociology, social problems of medicine. The statute of the contest is being published. Deadline date of the contest is September 30, 1999.
 
MYSTERIOUS PATHS OF UNKNOWN ANIMALS
 
Deputy Director of the Institute of Taxonomy and Ecology of Animals of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences Prof. Anatoly Kharitonov tells how the Karasuk expedition support base of the institute works.
 
FAMOUS THEOREMS BY ACADEMICIAN RESHETNYAK
 
The work of the international symposium dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Academician Yuri Reshetnyak is observed. The article tells about the creative path of this outstanding Russian mathematician also.
 
THE WORLD OF BOOKS
 
"Russian Intelligentsia, Its History and Its Fate".
 
THE WORLD OF BOOKS
 
"The book of Stone. Chronicles of Prehistoric Age".
 
THE WORLD OF BOOKS
 
"Star Gods: A tale of the Great Artists --- the Sky-Watchers, the Wise, the Wizards", a new book by Vitaly Larichev, a professor from Novosibirsk, is being observed in detail.
 
SIBERIAN BRANCH OF THE RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES EXHIBITS
 
An information is presented about an international exhibition "Sibsvyaz`-99". It functions in the framework of the Siberian Market and deals with the means of communicating, telecommunications, and information technologies.
 
"SIBACADEMBANK" INFORMS