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Zuzana Košelová 3.D GJAR. * The Slovak Academy of Sciences has been the most important scientific and research institution in the country since 1953 *

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1 Zuzana Košelová 3.D GJAR

2 * The Slovak Academy of Sciences has been the most important scientific and research institution in the country since 1953 * primary mission is to acquire new knowledge of nature, society and technology

3 * Air Force officer * became the first Slovak citizen to fly in space (Eugen Čerňan - the last man to visit the Moon – Slovak origin, but American nationality ) * participated in an eight-day joint Russian- French-Slovak mission to the Mir space station in 1999

4 * engineer, physicist, and inventor * published his book Die Dampfturbine (the steam turbine) 1903, Steam and Gas Turbines * One of his students was Albert Einstein * founded the Laboratory for Energy Conversion * worked closely with industries on the development of the first practical gas turbines * Known for technical thermodynamics

5 * devised a military parachute, the first parachute ever deployed in actual use * tested it in Washington, D.C. * jumping first from a 15-storey building and subsequently from an airplane in * Banič's invention is a radically different type of a parachute from the type known today * he helped to explore the Driny karst cave (in CSK, after WW1)

6 * inventor and engineer * specialised in military science, military construction, and engineering * Flying machines were a particular interest of his * In 1895, he was granted a patent on the helicopter (1 500 m) * financed his first invention himself - Steam Tank - purchased by the Russian army * granted seventeen patents (the tank pump, a hot air balloon)

7 * Inventor, architect, botanist, painter, patriot, and Roman Catholic priest * contributed to wireless telegraphy * develop mobile communications - wireless transmission of information and human voice * nicknamed the Radio Priest * the Jozef Murgaš Award * (1864–1929)

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