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Andrey Nikolaevich TIKHONOV

Mathematician and geophysist

Andrey TIKHONOV, USSR Mathematician and geophysist. Doctor of Physico-Mathematical Science; Professor, Moscow University, since 1936; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1939. Order of Lenin; medals.

Background

TIKHONOV, Andrey was born in 1906 in Gzhatsk, Smolensk Oblast, USSR.

Education

1927 graduated Moscow University.

Career

1927-1936 instructor, Moscow University. Specialist in mathematical physics, e. g. the theory of electromagnetic sounding of deep layers of geological strata by means of variations in the Earth’s electromagnetic field.

Works

  • Works on theoretical pluralistic topology, on mathematical physics, on geophysics and computational maths. Foundation w'orks on the solution methods for ill-posed problems (regularization method).

Religion

Religious faith contradicts people’s efforts to obtain the truth about nature and a human being.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

Connections

Married N. V. Golubkova in 1934.

spouse:
N. V. Golubkova