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The founder of quantum electronics, Nobel laureate A.M. Prokhorov in the laboratory of oscillations of the Physics Institute of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Author A. Ustinov. March 13, 1969 Main Archive of Moscow

The photographs show Russian doctors, biologists, chemists, physicists, designers and machine builders of the last century at work.

To the Day of Russian Science in a virtual museum “Moscow – Caring for History” photo album appeared “Scientific Moscow” with pictures of the largest scientists of the second half of the XX century. Among them are outstanding physicians and biologists, chemists and physicists, designers and mechanical engineers.

The photographs show the national Nobel Prize winners: the founder of the scientific school of Soviet physicists Lev Landau, the founder of quantum electronics Alexander Prokhorov and the author of fundamental discoveries in the field of low-temperature physics, Pyotr Kapitsa.

In addition, the photo album contains photographs of the greatest mathematicians and biochemists of the 20th century – one of the founders of modern probability theory Andrei Kolmogorov, the author of the trigonometric sum method in mathematical number theory Ivan Vinogradov, the founder of Russian biochemistry Alexei Bach, as well as the author of the theory of the emergence of life on Earth from abiotic components of Alexander Oparin.

The collection also includes images that tell about unique research in the field of natural sciences and medicine, about significant discoveries of drugs and vaccines, about the development of advanced methods of treatment. Visitors to the virtual museum can see outstanding epidemiologists and virologists Nikolay Gamaleya and Mikhail Chumakov, who studied dangerous infections, as well as the ophthalmologist-microsurgeon Svyatoslav Fedorov, who created the world’s first artificial lens of the eye.

In archival materials, Russian scientists are presented not only as scientists, but also as teachers, orators, activists and true masters of their craft. Over the years, they have created research institutes, production facilities and enterprises, passed on their knowledge to subsequent generations, maintained international cooperation and shared their experience with foreign colleagues.

The photo album presents the works of the masters of Russian photography Alexander Ustinov, Boris Vdovenko, Valentin Sobolev, Georgy Korabelnikov, Vitaly Isaev, Oleg Kuzmin, Valentin Cheredintsev and many others.

Photos can be seen not only in the virtual museum, but also at the street exhibition near the Glavarkhiv building at 82 Profsoyuznaya Street, building 1. It will be open from February 8 to April 18 from 09:00 to 20:00 on weekdays and from 11:00 to 20:00 on weekends. The entrance to the exhibition is free.

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