The Soviet era was full of scientific achivements that became foundation for further Russian science and technology for many years ahead. Some of the experiments might seem to be almost shocking today.
The most notable faces from the Soviet world of science and technology of 1959, research institutes, interesting scientific objects and experiments are inside the post.
Alexander N. Nesmeyanov, president of the Soviet Academy of Science.
At the building of the Soviet Academy of Science.
Soviet chemist Nikolay N, Semenov, one of the founders of chemical physics.
Soviet centre of the Soviet Academy of Science.
The main astronomic observatory of the Russian Academy of Science.
Astronomic telescope in the observatory
Large radio telescope
Work in the Leningrad electrotechnical institute
Nikolay N. Bogolyubov, Soviet matematecian and physicist, academician, founder of scientific schools of nonlinear mechanics, theoretic physics.
Nonmagnetic vessel “Zarya” – a Soviet research ship for study of the geomagnetical field; three-mast sail-motored ship with a gaf rig. At that time it was the only one nonmagnetic scientific vessel in the world.
“Kharkiv Politechnic Institute”
Model of a new dam
Congress in chemistry
Vladimir Demikhov – a scientist – experimentator, founder of world transplantology. He transplanted a dog’s head.
During an operation
The dogs are eating after the operation
All for the science!