Prominent physicist Khalatnikov, involved in building 1st Soviet nuclear weapon, dies

Prominent physicist Khalatnikov, involved in building 1st Soviet nuclear weapon, dies
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  • calendar-gray 09 January 2021

The last of the direct participants in the creation of the first Soviet nuclear bomb, honorary head of the Russian Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics of the Russian academy of Sciences (RAS), Isaak Khalatnikov, died at the age of 102, APA reports citing Sputnik.

"Isaak Markovich Khalatnikov has passed away," Sputnik was told at the RAS.

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