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Vladimir Petrovich SHCHEGLOV

astronomer

Vladimir SHCHEGLOV, USSR Astronomer. Professor; Doctor of Physicotechn. Science; corresponding member, Uzbek Academy of Sciences, since 1956; Professor, Chair of General Mech., Central Asian University, Tashkent, since 1948; Director, Tashkent Astronomical Observatory, since 1941. Uzbek Supreme Soviet Presidium's Scroll of Honor; Order of Red Banner of Labor.

Background

SHCHEGLOV, Vladimir was born in 1904.

Education

1930 graduated Moscow Surveying Institute.

Career

Main works deal with practical astronomy and time service. Series of works devoted to hist, of astronomy.

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Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.