Gennady Gorelik

Gennady Gorelik is a research fellow at the Center for Philosophy and History of Science, Boston University. A physicist by education and historian by occupation, he published ten books and many articles on popular science and history of science, including in-depth biographies of 20th-century Russian physicists, Matvei Bronstein, Andrei Sakharov, and Lev Landau.

In his biography of Sakharov, he provides the documentary explanation of Sakharov's metamorphosis from a secret father of the Soviet H-bomb to most prominent advocate of human rights in the Soviet Union.[1]

In 1995, he received a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Selected publications


  1. Applebaum, Anne (2005-10-05). "Hero". The New York Review of Books. NYREV, Inc. 52 (16). Retrieved 2009-05-01.

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