integrative life

“Little Paris”, one of the world’s capitals for espionage between 1914 and 1916

by Ciprian Plăiașu
This year we celebrate 100 years since Romania has joined the First World War which lead to the formation of Great Romania in the year 1918. The young Romanian state didn't start the war in 1914, like many other European states, but...

Academia Română la 150 de ani – o insituție adesea mai „vizionară” decât clasa politică a României

by Bogdan Munteanu
La început de aprilie 2016, Academia Română a împlinit 150 de ani, moment care constituie un prilej de reflecție asupra importanței ei în istoria națională, de la stabilirea normelor limbii române până la făurirea României Mari....

George Pomutz – the Romanian who bought Alaska for the Americans

by Ciprian Plăiașu
On the 9th of July 1997, the American President Bill Clinton visited Romania and mentioned in his speech the name of George Pomuț (Pomutz) – an American general of Romanian origin, as being one of the people who contributed to the...

Jurij Vega – The story of a forgotten mathematician

by Ciprian Plăiașu
Today his name seems to be forgotten by everyone, but if we read some biographies of Jurij Vega we could say that, if he had lived nowadays, for sure he would have been one of Bill Gates or Steve Jobs` collaborators or one of their...

PC. O istorie fascinantă

O nouă expoziţie temporară se deschide la Muzeul Naţional de Istorie a României. Vineri, 24 aprilie 2015, cu începere de la ora 13.00, la sediul MNIR din Calea Victoriei nr.12, sector 3, Bucureşti, va avea loc deschiderea expoziţiei...

Alfred Nobel – from inventing the dynamite to establishing the most prestigious international award

by Ciprian Plăiașu
The name of Alfred Nobel, the famous Swedish inventor, chemist and business man is still associated with the most desired and prestigious award in the world. And the award winning ceremony of the prize is still the most important event...
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