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» Croatia shining in 2020
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 12/15/2020 | Science , Education , Culture And Arts , Croatian Cuisine , Business | Unrated
I am sure that many of you, like me, have lived about ten lifetimes this year, the most chaotic, stressful, unpredictable and scary perhaps ever. But we are still here, hanging on, and hoping for better things. But 2020 was not such a disaster for everyone. In fact, if you take a step back from all the doom and gloom and try and look on the brighter side of life, there is an awful lot of positivity to celebrate, espe
» MIRET ecological sneakers made with 97% natural materials
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 12/3/2020 | Science , Environment , Education , Companies , Business | Unrated
Hrvoje and Domagoj Boljar, from the town of Duga Resa near the city of Karlovac, Croatia: "We are industry insiders who have inherited a factory from our father in our 20s. We have manufactured sneakers for some of the most famous high-end brands in the world. We realised that the footwear industry is horrible to the environment. So we set out to use our manufacturing experience to really redesign shoes from bottom u
» Marina Jurica singing meteorologist lead commentator for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory since 2019
Marina Jurica graduated from UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) with two degrees: one in Meteorology and the other in Opera Performance. She is persuing both of her passions. She worked in Orlando, Florida, before becoming chief meteorologist at CBS47 in 2016. She was the first female chief meteorologist in the USA, and is still one of the few female chiefs. She appeared as professional opera singer in the Canadian tour of "L
» TESLA (T) unit for magnetic flux density introduced in 1960 in Paris
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 07/31/2020 | Science , Education | Unrated
TESLA is a unit for magnetic induction, that is, of the magnetic flux density, introduced in 1960 (October 18th) in Paris by the General Conference on Weights and Measures. It is a part of basic SI derived units. With this article, we mark 60 years since introducing this important unit. In his autobiography published in 1919, Tesla wrote: "I had become intensely interested in electricity under the stimulating influence of
» Zeljko Zuanovic Croatian priest and his wonderful world of sea shells
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 06/25/2020 | Science , Entertainment , Education | Unrated
Željko Zuanović is a Croatian catholic priest, with an interesting hobby: he collects see shells throughout the world. His collection of about 2500 shells is since 2020 exhibited in the village of Marijanci, a few kilometers of Valpovo the NE of Croatia. We recommend you to pay a visit to his collection of shells. Surprisingly, rev. Zuanović was born in continental part of Croatia, and his other hobbies include diving, sin
» Ragusa (Dubrovnik) in Croatia and Ragusa on the island of Sicily in Italy
Submitted By Ivana Marija Vidovic and Darko Zubrinic | Published 06/7/2020 | Science , History , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
The article deals with erroneous interpretation of the Ragusa veduta dating from 1695, kept at the National and University Library in Zagreb, Croatia (and there are numerous copies kept in other European libraries, the first edition originating from 1638). It was published Matthaeus Merian Sr., but it does not represent the city of Dubrovnik (Ragusa) in Croatia, but Ragusa on the island of Sicily in Italy. Most of the
» Franka Miriam Brueckler author of three math books published by Springer
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 06/6/2020 | Science , History , Entertainment , Education | Unrated
Franka Miriam Brueckler, employed at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Zagreb, has published already three mathematical books with Springer Verlag, all of them in German langague. The first two deal with the History of Mathematics, while the third one, which appeared in 2019, is dedicated to mathematical foundations of chrystallography (for both mathematicians and natural scientists): Mathematische Grundlagen der Krist
» Danica Kragic Jensfelt leads a robotic project funded by European Research Council
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 04/22/2020 | Science , Environment , Education | Unrated
Distinguished Croatian scientist Prof. Danica Kragić Jensfelt, Ph.D., professor of computer science at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm and a member of the International Scientific Council of the University of Rijeka, has won a kind of "scientific Oscar" for 2019. Her project Bimanual Manipulation of Rigid and Deformable Objects has been selected as one of 82 projects in the field of physical sciences and engineerin
» Celebrating 22nd February the Day of Croatian Glagolitic Script and Glagolitism
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 02/21/2020 | Croatian Language , Science , Education , Culture And Arts | Unrated
On 22nd Febrary, 1483, the first Croatian printed book has appeared in the Glagolitic Script. It shows that Croatian glagolitic priests were able to adopt very early Gutenberg's technology of movable type. Only 12 copies of the books have been preserved, 5 of them kept in Croatia, and 7 scattered throughout the world: in the Russian National Library (former Russian Imperial Library) in St Petersburg, in the Austrian


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