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Georgii Nikolaevich Flerov

Georgii Flerov, USSR Physicist, academician. Member of the USSR Academy of Sciences.

Background

  • Flerov, Georgii was born on March 2, 1913.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Leningrad Industrial Institute in 1938.

    Career

    • Worked at the Physico-Technical Institute of the USSR Academy of Sciences, 1938-1944. Worked in various scientific institutes of the Academy of Sciences until 1960. Director of the Laboratory of the United Institute of Nuclear Research from 1960.

      Head of the Institute of Nuclear Research in Dubna and the Institute of Crystallography which, together with the Virology Institute, is involved in research to improve a method of trapping and diagnosing the Aids virus, based on a plastic nuclear filter developed by Soviet researchers.

    Religion

    Religious faith contradicts people’s efforts to obtain the truth about nature and a human being.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

    Membership

    Member of the USSR Academy of Sciences.
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    Born March 2, 1913
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