Igor Kurchatov Medallion 

Igor Kurchatov was considered the father of the nuclear program in the former Soviet Union. The back of the medallion (above right), includes a quotation in which Kurchatov expresses his desire to work with the scientists of the world in the peaceful development of atomic energy.

Donated by Dr. Alvin Weinberg

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Last updated: 01/26/10
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