SPIEF 2021: scientists look one hundred years ahead (translated from the Russian Academy of Sciences website in Russian)
The President of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander Sergeev took part in the online forum “The World in Half a Century”. The event was held at the exhibition of the Nizhny Novgorod Region within the framework of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
Leading scientists and futurologists discussed the main trends in the development of our civilization in the future 50-100 years as well as the most important areas of scientific and technological breakthroughs and the prospects for the implementation of the most advanced technological solutions.
The President of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander Sergeev noted that there are three hypostases of Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov: Sakharov – “the scientist”, Sakharov – “the thinker” and Sakharov – “the human rights activist.” “The hypostasis of Andrei Dmitrievich as a thinker, of course, seems very interesting and important, since he was much ahead of his time in comprehending reality,” stressed Alexander Sergeev.