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Science in Siberia

WEEKLY OF THE SIBERIAN BRANCH OF THE RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (SB RAS)
 
N 40 (2326) October 2001
NEWS
 
 
A LARGE INTEGRAL OF EVENTS...
 
According to the results of the 12th competition of the RAS young scientists of 2000, Candidate Sc. (Physics and Mathematics) Michail Achasov, junior researcher Aleksandr Valishev and Candidate Sc. (Physics and Mathematics) Aleksandr Suhanov, young physicists of the G.I Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics of the SB RAS, have been rewarded with medals and prizes of the Russian Academy of Sciences for the series of works "Studies on scarce breakups of vector mesons".
 
ABOUT SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL STRATEGY OF RUSSIA IN THE 21ST CENTURY
 
Yuri Osipov, the RAS President:
Boundary of centuries is the reason to comprehend experience and to build the new plans. Russia has left the shocks of the 90ths years weakened, but at the same time enriched with new unique experience. Practice of this decade has shown that it is necessary to know the truths based on alien experience, however one should not follow them blindly, leaving behind national features of our country.
 
WHY PSEUDO-SCIENCE IS DANGEROUS?
 
The end of the twentieth century has been marked with the bloom of astrology, mysticism, occultism etc. in many countries of the world. However the USSR (last years of its existence) and Russia hold in this sense a special position. Condition of devastation, wreck of old ideals as well as the absence of new ones have resulted in the fact that exhausted, despaired people began to hope only for a miracle...
 
BANK OF KNOWLEDGE AVAILABLE TO ALL
 
October 17, 1966 new building of the State Public Scientific and Technical Library of the SB AS has accepted the first readers.
 
THE LIBRARY AT THE VOSHOD STREET
 
Today not only the employees of the Siberian Branch of the RAS but, perhaps, all the Nonosibirsk dwellers know well this largest library at the Voshod Street. Annually more than 300 thousand readers visit it; there are scientists and experts, students and teachers not only of Novosibirsk, but also of all the Siberian region among them.
 
RUSSIAN SCIENTISTS TO FORECAST "SPACE WEATHER"
 
At the end of September the All-Russian Conference on Physics of Solar and Terrestrial Interrelations was held at the Institute of Solar and Terrestrial Physics of the SB RAS.
 
THE BAIKAL SCHOOL OF PHYSICISTS
 
At the end of September the Baikal Youth Scientific School on Fundamental Physics (BSFP-2001) was held at the Institute of Solar and Terrestrial Physics. Physics of wave processes has become the main subject of discussion.
 
PROBLEMS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF THE REGION
 
In modern conditions it has become obvious, that the problems of environmentally safe and sustainable development concern the priorities of internal and foreign policy of the majority of the advanced countries. The 2nd Seminar School of Russian Young Scientists held at Ulan-Ude and in the Baikal Biosphere Reserve was devoted to this subject.
 
"ETHNOSOCIAL PROCESSES IN SIBERIA: THE EURASIAN ASPECT"
 
The 6th International Seminars on the problems of development of the peoples of Siberia has been held in Buryatia. Eurasian aspect of ethnosocial processes was at the centre of attention.
 
TOWARDS THE ORIGINS OF THE RUSSIAN LAND
 
The Congress of ethnographers and anthropologists of Russia and the International Seminar of ethnoarcheologists.
 
"THE STEPPE TERRITORY..."
 
The International Conference of the scientists of Kazakhstan and Russia.
 
ON THE APPEARANCE OF THE KAZAKHS IN THE INTERNAL RUSSIAN PROVINCES OF THE ORENBURG TERRITORY (16th-17th CENTURIES)
 
Pages of history.
 
The Altai STU the Yangshiang University
 
From October 10 to October 12 the Altai State Technical University accepted the visitors from friendly China.
 
EPICENTRE OF EARTHQUAKE IS AT THE LAPSE GULF OF BAIKAL
 
Recurrent earthquake that has happened in the morning, October 10 near Baikal, has reminded this area to be seismically dangerous. Devices in Irkutsk have fixed the earthquake magnitude about 5-6.
 
ALL-SIBERIAN POLYTECHNICAL EXHIBITION 2001
 
The events organized by the Siberian Fair within the framework of the program of the exhibition of October 23-25.
 
UNDER THE ROOF OF THE "SIBEXPOCENTER"
 
"The Land of Irkutsk": the universal exhibition of social and economic orientation titled so has been held at the Irkutsk International Exhibition Complex "SibExpoCenter" within the framework of celebration of the Days of the Irkutsk Region.
 
AT THE CITY ABOVE TOM` RIVER
 
Last week the Sixth Interregional Universal Fair Exhibition "The City above Tom` River 2000" held at the Tomsk technical park has finished its work.
 
SIBERIA. SCIENCE. PRESS
 
According to the materials of central and Novosibirsk newspapers from August to the beginning of October.
 
WORLD SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING NEWS
 
According to operative information of scientific journals and Radio "Liberty".
 
SUBSCRIPTION FOR THE "SIS"
 
 
BLACK HOLE
 
This note isn`t about the last achievement of astrophysics. It is about us who live in the very heart of Siberian science, at the Academgorodok...
 
IS IT EASY TO BE AN ARTIST?
 
In the Winter Garden of the House of Scientists the exhibition of paintings by 11-year-old Olia Perfilieva has been opened. She is engaged at the Novosibirsk Center of Children`s Creation "Bembix" under the supervision of splendid teacher Galina Aleksandrovna Bondarenko.
 
THE LAST LEAFS
 
Photo sketch.