Website of the Society for the History of Sciences and Technology and its Journal
8—9 March 2018, Prague
Mathematicians and scientists as public figures: Living in Ivory Towers?
4—7 January 2018, Telč, Czechia
4—7 October 2017, Masaryk University in Brno
RNDr. Luboš NOVÝ, DrSc.
Born 13. 11. 1929 in Prague – died 6. 1. 2017 in Prague
Luboš Nový defended his dissertation about The Bolzano Logic in 1953 after his studies of mathematics and physics at Charles University in Prague. In 1956 he became head of the Department of Science and Technology of a newly founded Historical Institute of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, and he gained the title Doctor of Historical Sciences in 1977. In the years 1985–1990 he was appointed director of the Central Archives of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences. He was also long-time chairman of the Czechoslovak Society for the History of Sciences and Technology, and editor-in-chief of its journal History of Sciences and Technology (Dějiny věd a techniky).
169 Algology and protistology at the German University in Prague in the inter-war period, II. Ernst Georg Pringsheim and Institute for Plant Physiology ● Jiří Neustupa
196 Algebra in Pacioli´s work Summa (1494) ● Luboš Nový