ISSN 0869-6632 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1905 (Online)


Saratov University

Scientific history fragments of the Big physical auditorium of Saratov University. Two Congresses – Two of Vavilovs

Purpose. Big physical lecture-hall plays important role in the life of the Saratov State University, founded in 1909. Possessing good acoustics, capacity, thoughtfulness of various details, magnificent interior, it has become the center for conducting scientific events of the highest rank. The purpose of the article is to talk about outstanding events (two scientific congresses) held in the walls of the hall, which had a significant impact on the development and organization of subsequent scientific research in Russia and the world. Methods.

«Bifurcation chronicle» of saratov university department of physics and mathematics. 1917–1945

Topic.The article reflects important milestones in the history of the physics and mathematics faculty of Saratov University (1917–1945), which played the role of the most important educational and scientific center of the Volga region and the East of Russia. The faculty was established by the Decree of the Provisional Government on July 1 (14), 2017, and began its work from September of the same year. In the pre-war years, the biological, chemical, geographic and geological departments were separated from the faculty.