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Armenian Academy of Sciences

Armenian Academy of Sciences
Building of the Armenian Academy of Sciences in Yerevan
Established November 29, 1943
Admin. staff 3700
Location Yerevan

The Armenian Academy of Sciences (Armenian: Հայաստանի Հանրապետության գիտությունների ազգային ակադեմիա) is the primary body that conducts research in and coordinates activities in the fields of science and social sciences in the Republic of Armenia. It was founded on November 29, 1943. The Academy of Sciences central location is in the capital of Armenia, Yerevan, although other branches exist in Gyumri, Sevan, Goris, Vanadzor and Ghapan.

The Academy of Sciences was founded by several Armenian intellectuals, including Joseph Orbeli, Stepan Malkhasyants, Ivan Gevorkian and Viktor Ambartsumyan; Orbeli became the first president of the academy.

From 1947-1993 the President of the Academy of Sciences was Professor Ambartsumyan, Full Member of the USSR and Armenian Academies of Sciences. During 1993-2006 the President of NAS was Academician Fadey Sargsian. Since 2006 the President of NAS RA is Academician Radik Martirosyan.

A branch based in Aragatsotn studies astronomy at the Byurakan Observatory.

See also

External links

  • Official website
  • Plasma Physics Laboratory of Institute of Applied Problems of Physics
  • International Scientific-Educational Center of National Academy of Sciences of Armenia

Coordinates: 40°11′30″N 44°30′31″E / 40.19167°N 44.50861°E / 40.19167; 44.50861

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