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Aleksandr Mikhaylovich OBUKHOV

geophysicist

Aleksandr OBUKHOV, USSR Geophysicist. Corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1952; Director, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, USSR Academy of Science, since 1956.

Background

OBUKHOV, Aleksandr was born in 1918.

Education

1940 graduated Moscow University.

Career

Specialist in statistical theory of turbulence and its use in meteorology. 194056 at Geophysical Institute, USSR Academy of Science. 1956 visited Peking; 1958 visited Oxford, England.

Religion

Religion discourages exploration of science and universe by suppressing curiosity, and denies its followers a broader perspective.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.