Almagest: Vol. I, Issue 2

I. Science and Technology in the Ottoman Empire and the Balkans

Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu, Foreword
Attila Bir and Mustafa Kaçar, Evolution, Functioning and Capacity of the Mediterranean Windmills
Salim Ayduz, The Ottoman Royal Cannon Foundry: “Tohpane-I Amire”
Sevtap Kadioglu, Şemseddin Sami’s Treatise of Astronomy Gök (Sky): An Effort towards the Formation of Turkish Scientific Language and Popularizing Science
Tuncay Zorlu, Tracing technology through terminology: Ottoman nautical terminology as attested in the 18th century archival sources
Kyriakos Kyriakou, Constantine Skordoulis and Constantine Tampakis , The Reception of Ernest Haeckel’s Ideas in Greece

II. Varia

Huang Huang and Ying Qin, A new perspective on ancient technique communication of cosmetics between the east and the west, based on the analysis of Chinese cosmetics--"Hu" powder
Catherine Karela, Hilbert on different notions of completeness: a conceptual and historical analysis
Raffaele Pisano, On Principles In Sadi Carnot’s Thermodynamics (1824). Epistemological Reflections

III. Book Reviews

By Djordje Djuric
Aleksandar Petrovic, and Eduard I. Kolchinsky (eds.), A Distant Accord - Russian-Serbian Links in the Fields of Science, Humanities and Education: the 19th – the first half of the 20th century, Kragujevac – St. Petersburg 2010: Research Center of the Serbian Academy of Science and Arts, and St. Petersburg branch of the Institute for the History of Science and Technology, Russian Academy of Sciences

By Constantine Tampakis
Yiannis Antoniou, Οι Έλληνες Μηχανικοί : Θεσμοί και ιδέες 1900-1940 (The Greek engineers: Institutions and ideas 1900-1940), Athens: Vivliorama, 2006, 442 p. + 74 images.

By Efthymios Nicolaidis
Robert Fox, Bernard Joly (eds), Échanges franco-britanniques entre savants depuis le XVIIe siècle – Franco-British interactions in science since the seventeenth century, Cahiers de logique et d’épistémologie, 7, London: College publications, 2010.