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Aleksandr Savvich PREDVODITELEV

physicist

Aleksandr PREDVODITELEV, USSR Physicist. Corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1939; Professor, Moscow University, since 1930; Director of a laboratory, Power Engineering Institute, USSR Academy of Science, since 1938. Order of Lenin; three other orders; medals; Stalin Prize, 1949.

Background

PREDVODITELEV, Aleksandr was born in 1891.

Education

1915 graduated Moscow University.

Career

Specialist in molecular physics, hydrodynamics and thermophysics. Developed theory of heterogeneous combustion linking chemical and physical processes and controlling carbon combustion. The theory finds wide application in Soviet technican.

Religion

Religion is bad because it gets people to believe something untrue.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.