Bruno PONTECORVO, USSR Physicist. Corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1958; Bureau member,Department of Physico-Mathematical Science, USSR Academy of Science, since 1960. Member, Communist Party, since 1955.
Pontecorvo, Bruno was born on August 22, 1913 in Italy.
1933-1936 instructor, Rome University. 1936-1940 at science institutions in France. 1940-1943 expert in radiographic prospecting of oil deposits in United States of America.
1943-1948 worked for E. Fermi’s team at Chalk River, Canada, where he participated in research leading to the development of neutron physics. 1948-1950 associate, Harwell Laboratory, Britain. 1950 failed to return from his leave in Italy to his job at Harwell and left for the USSR.
After 1950 studied the birth of яО-mesons from neutrons. Since 1955 studied the interaction of л-mesons with nucleons.
Religion discourages exploration of science and universe by suppressing curiosity, and denies its followers a broader perspective.
Member, Communist Party, since 1955.
Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.