Bulgarian Institute of Solid State Physics
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences















Created 26.7.2010
Updated 31.1.2018



European Physical Society       
Historic Sites

European Physical Society past presidents:
1968 – 1970 G. Bernardini, Italy
1970 – 1972 E. Rudberg, Sweden
1972 – 1976 H.B.G. Casimir (July 15, 1909 – May 4, 2000), The Netherlands
1976 – 1978 I. Ursu, Romania
1978 – 1980 A. Zichichi, Italy
1980 – 1982 A.R. Mackintosh, Denmark
1982 – 1984 J. Friedel (11 February 1921 – 27 August 2014), France
1984 – 1986 G.H. Stafford (15 April 1920 – 30 July 2013), United Kingdon
1986 – 1988 W. Buckel, Germany
1888 – 1991 R.A. Ricci, Italy
1991 – 1993 M. Jacob, Switzerland
1993 – 1995 N. Kroo, Hungary
1995 – 1997 H. Schopper, Switzerland
1997 – 1999 Denis Weaire
1999 – 2001 Sir Arnold Wolfendale, Durham University, UK
2001 – 2003 Martial Ducloy, France
2003 – 2005 Martin C.E. Huber, Switzerland
2005 – 2007 O. Poulsen, Denmark
2007 – 2009 Friedrich Wagner, Germany
2009 – 2011 Maciej Kolwas, Poland
2011 – 2013 Luisa Cifarelli, Itally
2013 – 2015John Dudley, France
2015 – 2017Christophe Rossel, Switzerland 2017 – Rudiger Voss, Germany

European Centre for the History of Physics, Pollau Castle, Austria

EPS History of Physics Group

Karl Grandin, Professor, Chair of the History of Physics Group, EPS
Dr. Peter M. Schuster, Former Chair of the History of Physics Group, EPS


Denis L. Weaire Professor (emeritus), Dublin, Ireland    
Peter E. Holmberg, Professor (emeritus), University of Helsinki, Finland
George Vlahakis, Professor, Greece
Helge Kragh, Professor of History of Science and Technology, Aarhus University, Denmark
Rajka Jurdana-Sepic, Associate Professor, University of Rijeca, Croatia
Sofia Talas, Dr., Museum of the History of Physics, University of Padua, Italy
Dieter Hoffmann, Max Plank Institute for the History of Science, Berlin
Jose Manuel Sanchez Ron, Professor, Madrid, Spain
Jan Lacki, Professor
Juraj Sebesta, Professor (emeritus)
Efthymios Nicolaidis, Dr.

  History of Physics Group

    Professor Edward Arthur Davis Chair of the IoP History of Physics Group since 2012.

Previous Chairs of the IoP History of Physics Group

1984 – 1988 Professor Jack Meadows
1989 – 1995 Sir Brian Pippard
1996 – 2000 Dr John Roche
2001 – 2003 Professor Ian Butterworth
2004 – 2007 Professor Denis Weaire
2008 – 2012 Dr Peter Ford

An artist's impression of our new home.

  Victor Francis Hess Society            

AIP Centre for History of Physics

History and Foundations of Quantum Physics

UNIVERSEUM the European Academic Heritage Network


Ampere and History of Electricity, France

The Physics section at the Deutsches Museum, Munich

Museo Galileo, Florence, Italy

Museum of the History of Physics, Padua, Italy

Physics Laboratory and Museum of Scientific Instruments, Urbino, Italy

Teylers Museum, Harlem, Netherlands

Palatul Cultury Tur Muzee, Romania

“Prof. Ing. Dimitrie Leonida”, Bucharest, Romania

Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Toronto, Canada

Rutherford Museum, Montreal, Canada

Physics Museum, University of Queensland, Australia


Science Museum and Physics Museum of the Coimbra University, Portugal

Manchester Museum University of Manchester, UK

Cavendish Museum, Department of Physics, The Museum at the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK

Museum of the History of Science, Oxford University, UK


Archive of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Exhibition of Physics, Academy of Sciences, Lisbon, Portugal

Albert Einstein Archives

History of Physics Archives, Universita degli Studi, Dipartimento di Fisica, Pavia, Italy

Archive of the Kamerlingh Onnes Laboratory, Leiden University, Faculty of Science, Leiden Institute of Physics, Netherlands


  UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

International Academy of the History of Science, France

History of Science and Technology Research Center, Paris

  Portrait Collection, London, UK

British Society for the History of Sciences (BSHS)

History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, UK

University of Aberdeen Natural Philosophy Collection

  Nobel Prize, Museum, Center for History of Science, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

  National Hellenic Research Foundation Athens, Greece

Hellenic Archives of Scientific Instruments, Athens, Greece

National Museum of Natural History, Lisbon University, Portugal

Conservation Physics



English grammar  English Teaching  New English File


SHPMP Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics

HPM History and Pedagogy of Mathematics Newsletters

ESHS European Society for the History of Sciences Newsletters and Centaurus

HPDST History of Science in Southeastern Europe Newsletter

IHPST International History, Philosophy and Science Teaching Group Newsletter

The European Physical Journal
Historical Perspectives on Contemporary Physics

BJP Bulgarian Journal Of Physics

ChMS Chaotic Modeling and Simulation

CJLT Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology

IJSTR International Journal of Scientific and Technology Research

Villa I Tatti, Unfinished Renaissances, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies