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Year of Science

Year of Science

On 23 December 2016 Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko signed the decree to declare 2017 the Year of Science.

The main purpose of the decree is to bolster the role of science in the social and economic development of the country, enable comfortable conditions for preserving and developing the scientific potential, and shape Belarus' international image as a country with a high level of the intellectual and human capital.

Piotr Vityaz
Belarus looks forward to international congress of Association of Space Explorers
31 March, 17:51
The Head of the Office of the National Academy of Sciences said that the opportunity to host such a congress is rather important for any country because it gathers cosmonauts from all over the world. They discuss future of cosmonautics and space technology.
Piotr Vityaz
Belarus may invite private companies from Russia, Singapore, Egypt to help create BKA-2 satellite
31 March, 16:38
Piotr Vityaz reminded that there are plans to use private investments to create the BKA-2 satellite. “Private companies, primarily international ones, show an interest in the project. First of all, we are working on commercial financing options with Russia and Singapore. There is an interest in Egypt, too,” said the academician.
Nuclear power plant to spur development of new technological branches of Belarusian economy
30 March, 14:25
“As a result of the nuclear power plant's launch cutting-edge energy-effective technologies and practices will be introduced. New technological economy branches will be developed in Belarus,” stressed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia to Belarus Alexander Surikov.
Belarusian school student to partake in Stockholm Junior Water Prize
28 March, 19:20
The school student has put together a device, which operation is based on the Beer–Lambert–Bouguer law. The device can precisely measure the nitrate ions content in water. Nitrates in water are 25% more toxic than nitrates in food. Nitrates are capable of causing various diseases in human body.
Belarus to host international space congress in 2018
27 March, 17:39
According to the source, a Planetary Congress of the Association of Space Explorers will take place in Belarus in September 2018. The decision was made by the session of the Association of Space Explorers in Toulouse, France on 27 March.
Belarus to create DNA bank of antarctic animals
24 March, 18:24
Belarus will create its first genetic data bank of antarctic animals at the Center for Bioresources. This will be the first such bank in the Commonwealth of Independent States, Vladislav Myamin said.
Customers queuing up for Belarusian-Chinese telecom satellite services
22 March, 19:42
The first Belarusian telecommunication satellite has been made by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. It was inserted into orbit using the Chinese space launch facility Xichang on 15 January 2016.
The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
Climate research center established in Belarusian academy of sciences
10 March, 19:15
The new agency will take care of researching global and regional climate and its changes in response to natural and man-made factors. The agency will also provide scientific support for Belarus' international commitments in the area of climate science.
SPECIAL REPORT: Preparations in progress to launch Belarus' first university nanosatellite
7 March, 13:56
It is the first but not the only university nanosatellite that will be created in Belarus. Specialists of the Belarusian State University are already ready to create another one. It will use only Belarusian modules and components.
An archive photo
Year of Science Strategic Council set up in Belarus
1 March, 17:55
The NASB Presidium approved the council's membership and its rules and regulations. The council is composed of senior officials of the national and local authorities, heads of scientific and other non-governmental organizations, heads of educational institutions, and Belarus' leading scientists from various branches of science.
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