Savchenko, Kostiantyn

Savchenko, Kostiantyn [Савченко, Костянтин; Savčenko, Kostjantyn], b 27 December 1910 in Kherson, d 26 November 1956 in Odesa. Astronomer. A graduate of the Kherson Institute of People's Education (1927), he worked at Kharkiv University (1927–40) and Odesa University (from 1944) and specialized in cosmology, cosmogony, and gravitation theory.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 4 (1993).]

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