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Andrcy Dmitrievich SAKHAROV

physicist

Andrcy SAKHAROV, USSR Physicist. Doctor of Physico-Mathematical Science; full member. USSR Academy of Science, since 1953; associate, Physics Institute, USSR Academy of Science, since 1945.

Background

SAKHAROV, Andrcy was born in 1921.

Education

1942 graduated Moscow University.

Career

1950 together with I. Ye. Tamm proposed use of electrical discharge in plasma located in a magnetic field to obtain controlled thermonuclear reactions. 1958 attended 2nd International Atomic Conference, Geneva.

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Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.