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Vladimir Platonovich TSESEVICH

Vladimir TSESEVICH, USSR Astrophysicist. Professor; corresponding member, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences, since 1948; Professor, Odessa University and Director of its Astronomical Observatory, since 1945. Member, Communist Party, since 1943.

Background

  • TSESEVICH, Vladimir was born in 1907.

  • Education

    • 1926 graduated Leningrad University.

    Career

    • 1933 helped organize Stalinabad Observatory. Made observations of variable stars and studied changes in the radiance of many of them. Compiled fundamental tables for determining the elements of eclipsed double stars.

      Has written pop. science books on astronomy. 1933-1937 Director, Stalinabad Observatory. 1937-1942 at Astronomical Institute, now the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy, USSR Academy of Science.

    Politics

    Member, Communist Party, since 1943.

    Religion

    Religion gets people to believe something untrue.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

    Membership

    Member, Communist Party, since 1943.
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