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Andrey Borisovich SEVERNY

astronomer

Andrey SEVERNY, USSR Astronomer. Corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1958; Director, Crimean Astrophysical Observatory, USSR Academy of Science, since 1952. Stalin Prize, 1952. Member, Communist Party, since 1941.

Background

SEVERNY, Andrey was born in 1913.

Education

1935 graduated Moscow University.

Career

1956 visited Peking to help organize research. Member, Soviet delegate to Sweden to attend Conference on Electromagnetic Phenomena in Cosmic Physics. Main works deal with theoretical astrophysics and solar physics.

1946-1952 associate, Crimean Astrophysical Observatory, USSR Academy of Science.

Religion

God can not be proven by science which is the main way we study and understand our universe or natural world.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1941.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1941.