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Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien
Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences or Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien is one of the Royal Academies of Sweden. The Academy is an independent, non-governmental scientific organization which acts to promote the sciences, primarily the natural sciences and mathematics. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 381 pixelsFull resolution‎ (2,300 × 1,096 pixels, file size: 572 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien:s huvudbyggnad i Frescati på Norra Djurgården i Stockholm. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 381 pixelsFull resolution‎ (2,300 × 1,096 pixels, file size: 572 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien:s huvudbyggnad i Frescati på Norra Djurgården i Stockholm. ... The Royal Academies are independent organisations, founded on Royal command, that act to promote the arts, culture, and science in Sweden. ... The Michelson–Morley experiment was used to disprove that light propagated through a luminiferous aether. ... For other meanings of mathematics or uses of math and maths, see Mathematics (disambiguation) and Math (disambiguation). ...


The Academy was founded in 1739 by naturalist Carl Linnaeus, mercantilist Jonas Alströmer, mechanical engineer Mårten Triewald, and politician Anders Johan von Höpken.[1] It was modeled after the Royal Society of London and Academie Royale des Sciences in Paris, France. // About the number 1739 1739 is the smallest integer that can be written as sum of three perfect cubes, in two ways. ... A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ... Jonas Alströmer Jonas Alströmer (7 January 1685 - 2 June 1761) was a pioneer of agriculture and industry in Sweden. ... Anders Johan von Höpken Count Anders Johan von Höpken (1712 - 1789), Swedish statesman, was the son of Daniel Niklas von Höpken, one of Arvid Horns most determined opponents and a founder of the Hat party. ... ... The French Academy of Sciences (Acad mie des sciences) is a learned society, founded in 1666 by Louis XIV at the suggestion of Jean-Baptiste Colbert, to encourage and protect the spirit of French scientific research. ...


Committees of the Academy act as selection boards for international prizes:

and national prizes:[7] The Nobel Prize (Swedish: ) was established in Alfred Nobels will in 1895, and it was first awarded in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace in 1901. ... Hannes Alfvén (1908–1995) accepting the Nobel Prize for his work on magnetohydrodynamics [1]. List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physics from 1901 to the present day. ... This is a list of Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry from 1901 to 2006. ... The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel[1] (Swedish: Sveriges Riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne), also unofficially and commonly known as the Nobel Prize in Economics,[2] is a prize awarded each year for outstanding intellectual contributions in the field of... The Crafoord Prize was established in 1980 by Holger Crafoord, the inventor of the artificial kidney, and his wife Anna-Greta Crafoord. ... For other uses, see Astronomy (disambiguation). ... For other meanings of mathematics or uses of math and maths, see Mathematics (disambiguation) and Math (disambiguation). ... Earth science (also known as geoscience or the geosciences), is an all-embracing term for the sciences related to the planet Earth. ... Biology studies the variety of life (clockwise from top-left) E. coli, tree fern, gazelle, Goliath beetle Biology is the science of life (from the Greek words bios = life and logos = word). ... For the journal, see Ecology (journal). ... Polyarthritis is any type of arthritis which involves more than one joint. ... The Rolf Schock Prizes were established and endowed by bequeath of philosopher and artist Rolf Schock (1933-1986). ... Logic (from Classical Greek λόγος logos; meaning word, thought, idea, argument, account, reason, or principle) is the study of the principles and criteria of valid inference and demonstration. ... For other uses, see Philosophy (disambiguation). ... The Gregori Aminoff Prize is an international prize awarded since 1979 by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in the field of crystallography, rewarding a documented, individual contribution in the field of crystallography, including areas concerned with the dynamics of the formation and dissolution of crystal structures. ... Crystallography (from the Greek words crystallon = cold drop / frozen drop, with its meaning extending to all solids with some degree of transparency, and graphein = write) is the experimental science of determining the arrangement of atoms in solids. ...

The term natural science as the way in which different fields of study are defined is determined as much by historical convention as by the present day meaning of the words. ... For the chemical substances known as medicines, see medication. ... Face-to-face trading interactions on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor. ... For the jurisprudence of courts, see Case law. ... A magnet levitating above a high-temperature superconductor demonstrates the Meissner effect. ... For other uses, see Chemistry (disambiguation). ... By the mid 20th century humans had achieved a mastery of technology sufficient to leave the surface of the Earth for the first time and explore space. ... For the song by Girls Aloud see Biology (song) Biology studies the variety of life (clockwise from top-left) E. coli, tree fern, gazelle, Goliath beetle Biology (from Greek: βίος, bio, life; and λόγος, logos, speech lit. ...

References

  1. ^ History. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Retrieved on 2007-10-18.
  2. ^ Nobel Prizes. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Retrieved on 2007-10-18.
  3. ^ Prize in Economic Sciences. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Retrieved on 2007-10-18.
  4. ^ Crafoord Prize. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Retrieved on 2007-10-18.
  5. ^ Rolf Schock Prizes. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Retrieved on 2007-10-18.
  6. ^ Gregori Aminoff Prize. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Retrieved on 2007-10-18.
  7. ^ National prizes. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Retrieved on 2007-10-18.

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

See also

The Oskar Klein Memorial Lecture at Stockholm University, dedicated to the memory of the Swedish physicist Oskar Klein (1894-1977), is held annually since 1988 by a prominent physicist, who also receives the Oskar Klein Medal. ... This is a list of Swedish scientists: Chemistry Johan August Arfwedson, (1792-1841), chemist Svante Arrhenius, (1859-1927), chemist and physicist Jöns Jacob Berzelius, (1779-1848), chemist Alfred Nobel, (1833-1896), chemist and founder of the Nobel Prizes Carl Wilhelm Scheele, (1742-1786), chemist Nils Gabriel Sefström, (1787...

External links

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Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (98 words)
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences or Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien, founded in 1739 by King Frederick I, is one of the Royal Academies in Sweden.
The Academy is an independent organization, which acts to promote sciences, especially natural sciences and mathematics.
Committees of the Academy also acts as selection boards for the Nobel Prizes in Physics, Chemistry and the Prize in Economic Sciences.
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