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Iosif Samuilovich SHKLOVSKY

Iosif SHKLOVSKY, USSR Astrophysicist. Professor; Doctor of Physico-Mathematical Science; Head,Department of Radio Astronomy, Shtemberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow, since 1944; Professor, Moscow University.

Background

  • SHKLOVSKY, Iosif was born in 1916.

  • Education

    • 1938 graduated Moscow University.

    Career

    • Developed theory of ionization of the solar corona. Carried out quantitative division of the Galaxy’s radio-frequency emission into thermal and non-thcrmal types. Studied origin of cosmic radiation in the envelopes of nova and super-nova stars.

      Studied aurora polaris and infra-red emission of the night sky.

    Religion

    Religion is bad because it obstructs scientific research.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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