Encyclopedia > Igor Kurchatov

  Article Content

Igor Kurchatov

Igor Kurchatov (? - 1960) was the chief scientist working under Stalin to develop a Soviet nuclear bomb (1949) and later Soviet hydrogen bomb (1953). Later in life, he advocated against nuclear bomb tests and worked over peaceful nuclear applications.

This article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by fixing it.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article

... release. Along with the huge singles "Red Light Special", "Waterfalls", "Creep" and "Diggin' on You", the album was a mainstream hit, selling over eleve ...