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  • Top Ten Questions from ITMO’s Endless Science Livestream

    This summer, ITMO held the longest popular science livestream at VK Fest: 24 hours in which researchers answered 700 questions from the audience. The star guests and viewers wanted to know when people will fly to Mars, if there will ever be a time machine, and what are the current frontiers in different fields of science. Here are the top ten questions answered by ITMO’s researchers.


  • New Astronautics: Who Rules Space and How to Make Money off It?

    Who makes money off of space today, and how do they do it? How is it split between different countries? And how does one launch a startup in this field? This was the subject of a recent open lecture by Antonina Gromyko, project coordinator of Skoltech Space Center. ITMO.NEWS put down the main ideas.


  • Aleksei Vodovozov on Pandemics: What Should We Expect?

    What is an infection and how does it spread? How exactly do viruses vary from bacteria, and coronavirus from the flu? What does the word “pandemic” mean? Can we prepare for the future outbreaks by considering previous experience and scientific data? Aleksei Vodovozov, a famous journalist, science popularizer, and a general practitioner of the highest category, answered these and many other questions last week at the Ohta-8 Library. Read a summary of his presentation by ITMO.NEWS.


  • German Week in St. Petersburg: Experts Discuss Science Communication and the Social Mission of Modern Science

    As part of the 16th German Week in St. Petersburg, ITMO University’s Science Communication and Outreach Office has organized an open discussion on the topic “The Changing Social Mission of Today’s Scientific Organizations”. Speakers from the Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) discussed the work of scientific organizations in Russia and Germany and these organizations’ impact on social development.