In 1804, the academy of Sciences started issuing a new publication, Technological Journal, or a Collection of Works and News Related to Technology, and Applications of Discoveries Made in Science. The journal reflected the striving to strengthen the ties of science with practice. The periodic scientific publications Theoretical Studies, Works of the Academy of Sciences were published in Russian. The number of its corresponding members and hnonrary members was growing, including N.I.Gnedich, V.M.Golovnin, N.I.Grech, V.I.Dal, N.M.Karamzin, K.Kh.F.Ledebur, N.I.Pirogov, N.F.Polevoi, O.I.Senkovsky, Kh.Kh.Steven,, A.S.Shishkov, and many other men of culture, famous travelers and naturalists. The fact, that among its foreign members we see the names of brilliant writers and scientists of the 19th century such as A.-M.Ampere, J.L.Gay-Lussac, T.H.Huxley, W.Herschel, J.W.Goethe, A. von Humboldt, Ch.R.Darwin, Ch.Layel, T.R.Malthus, O.L.Cauchy and J.Fourier, proves a high authority of the Academy.