Artem Alikhanian, one of the founders of nuclear physics

Artem Alikhanian was a Soviet and Armenian physicist, one of the founders and first director of the Yerevan Physics Institute, a correspondent member of the Academy of Sciences of the Soviet Union (1946), academic of the Armenian National Academy of Sciences.

With Pyotr Kapitsa, Lev Landau, Igor Kurchatov, Abram Alikhanov, and others, he laid the foundations of nuclear physics in the Soviet Union. He is known as the “father of Armenian physics”.

Taken from: Mano Chil

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