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The Team of the National Centre for Popularisation of Science and Technology in Society within Slovak Centre for Science and Technical Information Received the Award for Science and Technology 2016

The Team of the National Centre for Popularisation of Science and Technology in Society within Slovak Centre for Science and Technical Information Received the Award for Science and Technology 2016

18. Nov. 2016 • Iný

National Centre for Popularisation of Science and Technology in Society within the Slovak Centre for Science and Technical Information was also awarded for the popularisation of science and technology in Slovakia and the coordination of popularisation activities at the national level. The team of employees have been awarded the Award for Science and Technology in the category Populariser of Read more

Father of steam and gas turbines

Father of steam and gas turbines

A gas turbine is a heat engine, which transforms the heat energy of gases into mechanical work. The gas turbine is supplied with gases heated with working substance or with a combustion gas generated in other machines. While passing through the turbine, gases derive their kinetic energy into blades. A steam turbine is a classic type of gas turbine for high performances, which is used as Read more

Legendary Petzval lens

Legendary Petzval lens

In 1826, a Frenchman named Joseph Nicéphore Niépce created the oldest photo, which has been preserved to this day. However, it was the Daguerre photograph of his studio, called the daguerreotype, that became the first successful photograph. Daguerreotype (daguerrétypie in French), created by Louis Daguerre, was the first complex and practical method of photography. Andreas von Ettingshausen Read more

Significant leap in the history of cartography in Slovakia and the Kingdom of Hungary

Significant leap in the history of cartography in Slovakia and the Kingdom of Hungary

26. Jul. 2015 • Stavebné inžinierstvo

Nowadays, when the GPS navigation is a common tool for traveling and maps are being created by a software, it is difficult to imagine what processes preceded the creation of a map as we know it today more than hundred years ago. Creation of a map was preceded by a difficult measurement process to which Slovak native – Samuel Mikovíni – significantly contributed. He developed a new Read more

Week of Science and Technology in Slovakia

Week of Science and Technology in Slovakia

19. Jun. 2015 • Iný

This year, just like in the previous years, the Week of Science and Technology in Slovakia is going to take place in November. It is a week, when scientific and technical institutions let ordinary people into their laboratories and present the results of their research within the scope of hundreds of events. Society has the opportunity to experience direct contact with science and technology, Read more

Why?

Why?

17. Jun. 2015 • Iný

The National Center for the Popularization of Science and Technology along with CVTI SR is the main partner of the educational mentor project for youth in Slovakia www.dikimoc.sk. The project is being carried out as a part of the Science and Technology Week in Slovakia. Children in kindergarten have an exceptional trait – they ask WHY? Geniuses are the ones who can ask this question correctly Read more

Trnava did not disappoint!

Trnava did not disappoint!

29. May. 2015 • Chemické vedy

Already third from the series of Science shows of Michael Londesborough took place this week on the premises of the Faculty of Materials Science and Technology of the Slovak University of Technology in Trnava. This show was prepared for you by the National Centre for the Popularization of Science and Technology in Society within SCSTI within the framework of the project PopS&T – Read more

Slovak scientist of 2014

Slovak scientist of 2014

This year again, Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information, Slovak Academy of Sciences and The Association of Slovak Scientific and Technological Societies, announced a competition for distinguished Slovak scientists, technologists and young researchers from all fields of science – Slovak scientist of 2014. The aim of the 18thedition of the Slovak scientist of the year competition Read more

Europe Day 2015 – SCSTI stand

Europe Day 2015 – SCSTI stand

07. May. 2015 • Iný

Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information has prepared an information stand within the scope of Europe Day 2015, which is organized by the Representation of the European Commission in Slovakia and the European Parliament Information Office in Slovakia. What will you find in it? There will be number of smiling employees of the Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information and Read more