Sergey VERNOV, USSR Physicist. Professor, Moscow University, since 1944; Doctor of Physico-Mathematical Science; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1953. Stalin Prize, 1949; Lenin Prize, 1960.
VERNOV, Sergey was born in 1910.
1931 graduated Leningrad Polytechn. Institute.
Developed special automatic apparatus for studying nature and properties of cosmic rays in upper layers of atmosphere. Designed automatic apparatus for rockets and artificial earth satellites. Studied transitional effects in stratosphere and ascertained origin of “soft” component in radiation.
1931-1935 Radium Institute, USSR Academy of Science. Since 1936, Physics Institute, USSR Academy of Science.
Religious faith contradicts people’s efforts to obtain the truth about nature and a human being.
Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.