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Soviet nuclear physicists. At right, Nikolai Nikolaevich Bogolyubov (1909-1992), the Director of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR), is talking to one of his students Albert Nikiforovitch Tavkhelidze (born 1932). Bogolyubov, born in Russia and educated in the Ukraine, was a mathematician and physicist who from the 1960s studied quarks and quantum colour charge. He was director of JINR, at Dubna, near Moscow, Russia, from 1965-1988. Tavkhelidze was born in Georgia, and worked at JINR from 1956-1970. From 1970-1986, he was a professor at Moscow State University, and continued to work at JINR. Photographed in Dubna on 18 September 1980.
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