Issue 1

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  • Volume: 40
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Table of contents

Title Author(s) Pages
From the History of Science
The history of the early attempts to apply the algebra of logic to engineering problems Yury Druzhinin Pages 9-20
The emergence of the mobilist paradigm in Soviet geology and M. A. Kamaletdinov’s thrust-nappe theory Iskhak Farkhutdinov / Anvar Farkhutdinov / Rustem Ismagilov / Leila Farkhutdinova Pages 21-37
From the History of Technology
A failed attempt at the assimilation of mass production technology for aircraft engines in Russia as exemplified by the Moscow plant of the French company Gnome et Rhône: 1912–1917 (the metallurgical aspect) Alexei Popov Pages 38-60
Lessons from History
The history of cloud studies in Russia: from the chronicles to V. V. Kuznetsov’s “Cloud Atlas” Vladimir Pryamitsyn Pages 61-72
Materials for the Biographies of Scientists and Engineers
Sergei Mikhailovich Gershenzon, the scientist who was ahead of his time Roman Fando Pages 73-94
Pavel Vladimirovich Ototskii (Ototzky) in the years of his emigration (1918–1954) Mikhail Kovalev Pages 95-116
Sources for the History of Science and Technology
The materials for studying the life and scientific activities of I. A. Perfiliev, scientific explorer of the European North of Russia Larisa Roshchevskaya Pages 117-128
Russian cartographic materials from the 17th and the 1st quarter of the 18th century as sources for the history of technology Aleksander Medved Pages 129-142
“Terrible beasts” in 1917: a paleontologist M. V. Pavlova’s lecture on the development of the earth and its inhabitants Svetlana Limanova Pages 143-160
Institutions and Museums
The history of the imperial public library’s division of natural sciences Galina Mikheeva Pages 161-184
Calendar of Jubilee Dates Marina Shleeva Pages 185-187
Book Reviews
Borisova, N. A. Russia is the Motherland of “Elephants” – or “Kulibins”? From the History of Electric Сommunication in the 1830s – 1930s (St. Petersburg, 2017), ISBN 978-5-9909881-1-8 Vasily Borisov Pages 188-193
Morris, I. Foragers, farmers, and fossil fuels. How human values evolve (Moscow, 2017), ISBN 978-5-93255-469-2 A. Vaganov Pages 194-198
Books in Brief Marina Shleeva Pages 199-201
Academic Life
The International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC) has turned 50 Vasily Borisov Pages 202-206
Science that became destiny: an exhibition at the Saratov Oblast Museum of Local Lore, devoted to Professor I. S. Mustafin Tatyana Rusanova / Dmitry Mustafin Pages 207-213
“Women in Science and Education” section at the International Science-to-Practice Conference “Belorussian Science in the Context of Modernization” Alesya Solovei Pages 214-217
Roundtable “In Memoriam of N. A. Grigoryan (Towards the 90th Anniversary of Birth)” Roman Fando Pages 218-221
Events in Brief Editorial Office of the Voprosy Istorii Estestvoznaniia i Tekhniki journal Pages 222-224

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