(WorldKings.org) Irkutsk State National Research University was founded in 1930 as Siberian Mining Institute comprising 3 faculties with only 300 students. In 1993 it was renamed to Irkutsk State Technical University, in 2015 to Irkutsk State National Research University.
(WorldKings.org) The Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) was established by the International Council for Science in 1958.
(WorldKings.org) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the leading national public health institute of the United States.
(WorldKings.org) Norwegian Geotechnical Institute is a private foundation based in Norway doing research and consulting in the geosciences, including soil, rock and snow.
(WorldKings.org) The Union for International Cancer Control (previously named International Union Against Cancer) or UICC is a membership based, non-governmental organization that exists to help the global health community accelerate the fight against cancer.
(WorldKings.org) The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is an American non-profit medical research organization based in Chevy Chase, Maryland. It was founded by the American businessman Howard Hughes in 1953.
(WorldKings.org) The White Pass and Yukon Route (WP&Y, WP&YR) (reporting mark WPY) is a Canadian and U.S. Class II 3 ft (914 mm) narrow-gauge railroad linking the port of Skagway, Alaska, with Whitehorse, the capital of Yukon.
(WorldKings.org) Academia Sinica (literally "central research academy"; abbreviated AS), headquartered in Nangang District, Taipei, is the national academy of Taiwan. It supports research activities in a wide variety of disciplines, ranging from mathematical and physical sciences, to life sciences, and to humanities and social sciences.
(WorldKings.org) The United States Atomic Energy Commission (the AEC) was an agency of the United States government established after World War II by U.S. Congress to foster and control the peacetime development of atomic science and technology.
(WorldKings.org) The Pasteur Institute (Institut Pasteur) is a French non-profit private foundation dedicated to the study of biology, micro-organisms, diseases, and vaccines.