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Boris Alekseevich VENKOV

mathematician

Boris VENKOV, USSR Mathematician. Doctor of Physico-Mathcmatical Science since 1936; Professor, Leningrad University, since 1935.

Background

VENKOV, Boris was born in 1900 in village Kratkovo, now Pskov Oblast.

Education

1926 graduated Leningrad University.

Career

1928-1934 at Mathematical Institute, USSR Academy of Science. 1940-1942 at Leningrad Department, Mathematical Institute, USSR Academy of Science. Specialist in theory of numbers.

Developed a method which in 1928 produced elementary proof of the Dirichlet formulae for the number of binary square-form classes.

Religion

Since religion offers a complete set of answers to the problems of purpose, morality, origins, or science, it discourages exploration of those areas by suppressing curiosity, denies its followers a broader perspective, and prevents social, moral and scientific progress.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.