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Artemii Isaakovich Alikhan’ian

physicist

Artemii Alikhan’ian, USSR Physicist.

Background

Alikhan’ian, Artemii was born on July 24, 1908. Brother of Abram Alikhanov.

Education

Graduated from Leningrad University, 1931.

Career

Participated with his brother in nuclear physics and cosmic ray research. Instrumental in establishing a cosmic ray station on Mount Aragats, 1945. Director of the Institute of Physics of the Armenian Academy of Sciences, 1961.

Religion

Religion is bad because it obstructs scientific research.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.