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Author Anastasiya Rogacheva
Video Dmitrij Samsonov

Marking the 175th birth anniversary of the late president of the Russian Academy of Sciences A. P. Karpinsky

Anna Posokhova
Video Dmitrij Samsonov
Author Anastasia Ibragimova
Photo Elena Librik
Video Aleksandr Kozlov

Scientific Russia continues publishing a series of articles dedicated to the natural wealth of Karelia and development of science in the region. Today we will introduce the unique Karelian petroglyphs – the UNESCO world heritage sites

Author Yanina Khuzhina
Photo Nikolay Mokhnachov
Video Alexey Kornoukhov

This event marked the beginning of deciphering the ancient Persian cuneiform script


There are so countless legends around the tomb of one of the most famous Egyptian kings. For some legends, a scientific explanation has yet to be found, while others are completely absurd…

Author Evgeniya Chernoskulova

On August 21, 1954, the first primary diamond deposit – a kimberlite pipe later named “Zarnitsa” (“Heat Lightning”) — was discovered in Yakutia

Author Evgeniya Chernoskulova

The origins of this professional holiday are unknown.

Author Polina Ostrizhnaya

On July 26, archaeologists celebrate Birch Bark Day 

Author Yanina Khuzhina

On July 15, 1799, a French officer involved in enhancing defenses of a fort noticed a black stone with an inscription in three languages. The artifact – the Rosetta Stone – would become responsible for the emergence of Egyptology

Author Alexander Burmistrov

On July 5th, 1881, Egyptologist Emil Brugsch discovered an ancient Egyptian tomb with graves of pharaohs


Arctic rotifers lived and even started breeding after being frozen in permafrost for some 24,000 years. What else was found by scientists in ice and permafrost

Alexander Burmistrov

The participants of the press tour to Crimea, organized in Year of Science and Technology, walked the route of the future tour of a unique cave near Simferopol

Anastasia Penzina
Photo by Nikolay Mokhnachev
Video by Aleksey Kornoukhov

The Bronze Age was a long and important period in the history of humanity, which initiated interactions among people with different cultural traditions


On April 2nd, an online press conference of head of the RAS Alexander Mikhaylovich Sergeev and head of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Aysen Sergeyevich Nikolayev was held


Online press conference: The Russian Academy of Sciences and the Scientific and Technological Future of Yakutia


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What saints did the conquistadors pray to and why did they decide to conquer Mexico? What was the ethnic, regional, and age composition of the Conquista? 

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