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Vladimir Petrovich SHCHEGLOV

Vladimir SHCHEGLOV, USSR Astronomer. Professor; Doctor of Physicotechn. Science; corresponding member, Uzbek Academy of Sciences, since 1956; Professor, Chair of General Mech., Central Asian University, Tashkent, since 1948; Director, Tashkent Astronomical Observatory, since 1941. Uzbek Supreme Soviet Presidium's Scroll of Honor; Order of Red Banner of Labor.

Background

  • SHCHEGLOV, Vladimir was born in 1904.

  • Education

    • 1930 graduated Moscow Surveying Institute.

    Career

    • Main works deal with practical astronomy and time service. Series of works devoted to hist, of astronomy.

    Religion

    Since religion offers a complete set of answers to the problems of purpose, morality, origins, or science, it discourages exploration of those areas by suppressing curiosity, denies its followers a broader perspective, and prevents social, moral and scientific progress.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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    Born 1904
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