Plenary Session

Basic science for human development, peace, and planetary health

Plenary Session |8-9 September 2022

Concept Note The Pontifical Academy of Sciences has held conferences and issued science-based statements urging to address, among others, the massive health problems caused by the ... Read all

Human Genome, Alternative Energy Sources for Developing Countries, Fundamental Principles of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence

Plenary Session |25-28 October 1994

The Plenary Session of the Academy has been dedicated to arguments of great importance, namely, the Human Genome, the Alternative Energies for Developing Countries, the Fundamental ... Read all

The Emergence of Complexity in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Plenary Session |27-31 October 1992

The twenty-eighth Plenary Session of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences was held in the Casina Pio IV in the Vatican from 27-30 October 1992. The theme indicated by the Council on ... Read all

Plenary Session

Plenary Session |15 April 1972

On Saturday, 15 April, together with the participants of the Study Week on "Use of Fertilizers and its Effect in Increasing Yield with Particular Attention to Quality and ... Read all

Science in the Context of Human Culture

Plenary Session |29-31 October 1990

The theme of this Plenary Session of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences was chosen in response to a need arising from a critical situation in present-day culture: the almost ... Read all

Second Ordinary Session, Fourth Academic Year

Plenary Session |18 February 1940

The solemn official commemoration of the late Pontiff Pius XI of venerable memory, Augustus Founder of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, was held on Sunday 18 February 1940 at ... Read all

Plenary Session

Plenary Session |13 October 1963

On Sunday 13 October all the Participants were received in a Solemn Audience by the Supreme Pontiff and after the Audience an extraordinary session of the Academy was held at the ... Read all

Plenary Session

Plenary Session |27 April 1968

On Saturday April 27, at the headquarters of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, in the presence of the participants in the Study Week, an extraordinary meeting of the Academy ... Read all

Plenary Session

Plenary Session |5 October 1962

On Friday 5 October, all the Academicians invited to the Holy Father's Audience took part in an Extraordinary Session to which the participants of the Study Week on "The ... Read all

Final session of the "Pontifical Academy of Sciences - I Nuovi Lincei" and programmatic speech on the new Academy

Plenary Session |12 January 1936

On Sunday 12 January 1936 Pope Pius XI inaugurated the academic year of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences – The New Lynxes, the 89th since the restoration of the Academy by Pius ... Read all

Solemn Inaugural Session and First Meeting of the Academy

Plenary Session |1 June 1937

The inaugural ceremony of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences took place in the Casina Pio IV, in the Vatican gardens, and was a memorable event because of the personalities who ... Read all

Second Private Session of the 5th Academic Year

Plenary Session |8 June 1941

On Sunday 8 June President Rev. Br. Agostino Gemelli opened the Second Private Session and the Academicians offered him a modest but symbolic gift presented by Academician Amaldi: ... Read all

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