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).
225 The rise and fall of German biology ● Stanislav Komárek
234 Algology and protistology at the German University in Prague in the inter-war period, I. Adolf Pascher and his legacy ● Jiří Neustupa
259 For the republic and democracy: Karel Weigner between freemasons and eugenicists ● Rudolf Kardoš – Jan Musil
157 History of tuberculosis and its treatment ● Štěpán Tonar
174 Telč college pharmacy and its custodians ● Markéta Holubová
192 New acquisition of the National Library and its meaning for the history of astronomy ● Petr Hadrava – Alena Hadravová