Babaev, Iurii

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Babaev, Iurii Nikolaevich


Born May 21, 1928, in Moscow. Soviet physicist; corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1968). Hero of Socialist Labor (1962).

Babaev graduated from Moscow State University in 1950. His scientific works are in the field of nuclear physics. He received the Lenin Prize in 1959 and the State Prize of the USSR in 1953 and has been awarded the Order of Lenin.

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