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Aleksey Vasilevich POGORELOV

mathematician

Aleksey POGORELOV, USSR Mathematician. Dept, head, Physicotechnical Institute of Low Temperatures, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences; Doctor of Physico-Mathematical Science since 1948; Professor 1950; full member, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences, since 1961; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1960. Stalin Prize, 1950.

Background

POGORELOV, Aleksey was born in 1919 in Koroche, Belgorod Oblast.

Education

1945 graduated Air Force Academy.

Career

Chairman Geometry Department, University of Kharkov 1947-1959. Head of Department, of Geometry, Research Institute of Mathematics, Ukrainian Academy, of Sciences, Kiev 1959-1960. Head of Department, of Geometry at Physical-Technical Institute of Low Temperatures at Ukrainian Academy, of Sciences, Kharkov, concurrently Professor, University of Kharkov since 1960.

Correspondent.

Religion

There is no solid or tangible evidence for God nor a logical argument for God. The existence of God is taken on faith and not by evidence.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.