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Vitaliy Lazarevich GINZBURG

physicist

Vitaliy GINZBURG, USSR Physicist. Corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1953; Professor, Gorky University, since 1945. Member, Communist Party, since 1944.

Background

GINZBURG, Vitaliy was born in 1916.

Education

1938 graduated Moscow University.

Career

Main works concern: theory of radio wave propagation in the ionosphere. Radio-astronomy; origin of cosmic rays. Theory of piezoelectric phenomena.

Theory of superconductivity. Optics; 1940-1945 at Institute of Physics, USSR Academy of Science.

Religion

Religion gets people to believe something untrue.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1944.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1944.