Scientist. He began his scientific career at the Leningrad Physico-Technical Institute. He was also a Rockefeller Foundation Fellow, was head of the Theoretical Department of the Ukrainian Physico-Technical Institute at Kharkov, and the head of the Theoretical Department of the Institute for Physical Problems of the Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R. in Moscow, Foreign Member of the Royal Society (London), of the Danish Royal Academy of Sciences, of the Netherlands Royal Academy of Sciences, Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A., Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, of the Physical Society (London), and of the Physical Society of France. In 1961, he received the Max Planck Medal and the Fritz London Prize.
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