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Valentin Alekseevich KARGIN

chemist

Valentin KARGIN, USSR Physical chemist. Full member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1953; associate, Institute of Physical Chemistry, USSR Academy of Science; Chairman, Commission for Compiling a Coordinated Plan for Work on the Stabilization of Polymers, USSR Academy of Science; member, Committee Lenin Prizes for Science and Technology, USSR Council of Ministers, since 1960. Order of Red Banner of Labor; Stalin Prizes, 1943, 1947, 1950.

Background

Kargin, Valentin was born on January 23, 1907.

Education

Graduated from Moscow University, 1930.

Career

Specialist in colloid chemistry and chemistry of highmolecular compounds. Working on relation between structure and properties of polymers. Since 1930 at Moscow Institute of Physical Chemistry, then Institute of Physical Chemistry, USSR Academy of Science.

1946-1953 corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science. 1958 member, Soviet delegation at Conference on Polymerization Problems, United States of America. 1959 at Plastics Exhibition in London.

1960 presented paper at International Symposium on Macromolecular Chemistry in Moscow.

Religion

Religious books are outdated, because laws by nature have to change with the advance of societies and technology.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.