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Budker, Gersh Itskovich (Andre; Gersh)

Born: 1918 AD
Died: 1977 AD, at 59 years of age.

Nationality: Russian
Categories: Physicists

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1918 - Born on May 1st in Murafa, near Vinnitsa, Ukraine. Soviet physicist who developed new methods of particle acceleration in high-energy physics.

1941 - Budker graduated from Moscow State University and served in air defense during World War II.

1945 - He started working in Laboratory #2 (subsequently renamed the Kurchatov Institute of Atomic Energy) in Moscow.

1949 - He was the State premium of the USSR.

1958 - Corresponding Member of the Siberian Branch since March 28th.

1959 - He founded the Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics.

1964 - Academician of the Division of Nuclear Physics since June 26th.

1977 - Died on July 4th in Novosibirsk, Russia, U.S.S.R.

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