Recalling founders: Mikhail Meshcheryakov

On 17 September, the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research recalls Mikhail Grigorievich Meshcheryakov (1910 – 1994), an outstanding experimental physicist and a talented science organizer, a laureate of USSR state prizes, Corresponding Member of the USSR Academy of Sciences, the founder and the first Director of the research centre in Dubna. He may be considered as a founder of the city of Dubna itself.