Yuri Trutnev (scientist)

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Yuri Alexeyevich Trutnev (Russian: Ю́рий Алексе́евич Тру́тнев; 2 November 1927 – 6 August 2021) was a Russian theoretical physicist and nuclear engineer. Trutnev was born in Moscow. He was the Emeritus Professor of the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute). He was known for working on some thermonuclear weapons for the Soviet Union such as the RDS-37 and Tsar Bomba.

Trutnev died on 6 August 2021 in Sarov, Russia at the age of 93.[1]

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  1. "Умер "отец" российского ядерного оружия академик Юрий Трутнев" (in Russian). RIA Novosti. 6 August 2021. Retrieved 6 August 2021.