Pavel Cherenkov

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Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov (July 28, 1904 – January 6, 1990) was a Soviet physicist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1958 with Ilya Frank and Igor Tamm for the discovery of Cherenkov radiation, made in 1934.

Cherenkov died on January 6, 1990 at a hospital in Moscow, Russia at the age of 85.