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WEEKLY OF THE SIBERIAN BRANCH OF THE RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (SB RAS)
N 38 (2524)
THE SB RAS SCIENTIFIC EVENTS IN OCTOBER
OCTOBER, 5 IS THE DAY OF TEACHER
Congratulation on the holiday.
ON THE OCCASION OF THE ANNIVERSARY OF PROFESSOR SEMEN KUTATELADZE
October, 2, 2005 Professor Semen Samsonovich Kutateladze celebrates his 60th anniversary.
APOLOGIA OF EUCLID
In many popular discussions about mathematics and the principles of its teaching the term "burbakism" is often used in abusive sense. Angry reproaches concerning a certain harmful modern method of mathematics teaching based on formalistic approach by Burbaki are heard from the pages of Academic journals and popular newspapers.
SCIENCE, PSEUDO SCIENCE AND FREEDOM
The purposes of science consist in the explanation of the past, finding solutions of the problems of the present and prediction of the future. It is by no means unique field of human activity pursuing these purposes. Pseudo-science, religion, common sense offer their own methods for the achievement of the purposes and problems of science.
CHARACTERS ON WATER
Interview with Professor Sviatoslav Gabuda, physical chemist, the State Prize- winner, an owner of one of the highest in the Novosibirsk Academgorodok impact factors in foreign scientific press.
HUMANS LIVE IN TRANSBAIKALIA SINCE PALAEOLITH
The studies of Palaeolithic complexes have paramount value for the development of the fundamental problem of ancient people population of Eurasian territory within Pleistocene age.
INVITATION FOR COOPERATION
The Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Germany in Russia Mr. Walter Jurgen Shmid who assumed office in July, 2005 has been in Novosibirsk with a familiarization visit.
THE DAYS OF GERMANY IN TOMSK
WHO WILL POPULATE THE TECHNOPARK?
Recent meeting at the representation office of Novosibirsk Region in Moscow has been devoted to presentation of a business-plan of the investment project of the technopark creation in the Novosibirsk Academgorodok.
NOVELTIES OF MODERN OPTOELECTRONICS
Specialized exhibition "Optical and optoelectronic devices and technologies" held in Moscow from August, 30 to September, 2 within the framework of the Forum "Optics 2005", has become a "trial balloon" of the All-Russian Exhibition Center that decided to restore scientific exhibitions.
FESTIVAL OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES IN NOVOSIBIRSK
September, 26 "Week of digital technologies", the joint project of INTEL Corporation, the world’s largest manufacturer of the equipment for personal computers, network and communication products and JSC "TransTelekom Company", leading in Russia operator of the Main digital communication network has began in Novosibirsk.
GRATITUDE OF SCIENTISTS
An informal meeting of leadership of the Irkutsk Scientific Center of the SB RAS with former Governor Boris Govorin has taken place in the Center.
NEWS FROM THE NSU
WORLD SCIENTIFIC NEWS
TO SMOKE A LITTLE IS DANGEROUS FOR LIFE TOO
The interrogation carried out in Norway shows that "almost not to smoke" is not in the least a harmless habit.
VITAMIN C AS MEANS OF PROTECTION AGAINST COLD: THE END OF THE LEGEND
The taking of vitamin C can not help to prevent a disease. Those are unexpected results of the studies carried out.
THE COLD: RICHES OF THE EARTH
The first issue of popular scientific magazine with a distinctive title "Holod’OK" ("Cold’OK" in English) has been published in Tyumen.
YOUNG GEOLOGISTS OF RUSSIA
In 2005 the Children’s and Youth Geological Movement in the Russian Federation is 45. For this date has been dated the 5th meeting of Russian young geologists in which the Novosibirsk team took part for the first time. The meeting was held from August, 2 to August, 10 in Bashkiria.
PROGRESSIVE AUTOMATION TOOLS FOR PROGRESSIVE EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS
The 1Ñ Company has released new product intended to use in education process: "1C: Enterprise 8.0. Complete set for training in higher and secondary education institutions".