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Yakov Kivovicb SYRKIN

Yakov SYRKIN, USSR Physical chemist. Corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1943; Professor, Lomonosov Institute of Fine Chemical Technology, Moscow, since 1931. Stalin Prize, 1943.

Background

  • SYRKIN, Yakov was born in 1894.

  • Career

    • Set up Dept, of the Structure of Matter, L. Ya. Karpov PhysicoChemical Institute. Was first to use and develop dipole moment method in the study of molecules in the USSR.

      Measured dipole moments of about 500 substances.

    Religion

    Religion stops people thinking in a logical and reasonable way.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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    Born 1894
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