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The Russian physicist, Peter Kapitza

Peter Kapitza, the Russian physicist, born Kronshtadt on July 8 1894. Kapitza graduated from the Petrograd Polytechnic Institute in 1919 & in 1921 went to work under Lord Rutherford at the Cavendish laboratory in Cambridge, researching into the magnetic properties of metals. In 1934, he returned to Russia, where he did his most renowned research into the behaviour of helium at extremely low temperatures. Kapitzas refusal to work on nuclear weapons resulted in his virtual house arrest during World War II. In the post-war years he became active in space research and the phenomenon of ball lightning

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Jigsaw Puzzle (520 Pieces)

Discover the fascinating world of science with our Media Storehouse Jigsaw Puzzle featuring the renowned Russian physicist, Peter Kapitza. This captivating puzzle showcases an image of Kapitza, born in Kronshtadt on July 8, 1894. After graduating from the Petrograd Polytechnic Institute in 1919, Kapitza continued his scientific journey by working under the esteemed Lord Rutherford at the Cavendish. Piece together this intriguing puzzle to learn more about this brilliant mind and his significant contributions to the field of physics. Engage in a fun and educational activity that the whole family can enjoy!

Made in the USA, 520-piece puzzles measure 16" x 20" (40.6 x 50.8 cm). Every puzzle is meticulously printed on glossy photo paper, which has a strong 1.33 mm thickness. Delivered in a black storage cardboard box, these puzzles are both stylish and practical. (Note: puzzles contain small parts and are not suitable for children under 3 years of age.)

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Estimated Product Size is 40.5cm x 50.8cm (15.9" x 20")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

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This print showcases the brilliant mind of Russian physicist Peter Kapitza, a true pioneer in his field. Born on July 8,1894, in Kronshtadt, Kapitza's intellectual journey began at the Petrograd Polytechnic Institute where he graduated in 1919. His insatiable thirst for knowledge led him to join Lord Rutherford's team at the prestigious Cavendish laboratory in Cambridge in 1921. At Cavendish, Kapitza delved into groundbreaking research on the magnetic properties of metals. However, it was his return to Russia in 1934 that marked a turning point in his career. It was there that he conducted his most renowned studies on helium's behavior under extremely low temperatures. Despite his remarkable contributions to science and unwavering dedication to peaceful pursuits, Kapitza faced immense challenges during World War II due to his refusal to work on nuclear weapons. This resulted in virtual house arrest for him during those tumultuous years. In the post-war era, Kapitza redirected his focus towards space research and studying the enigmatic phenomenon of ball lightning. His relentless pursuit of scientific truth propelled him forward as an influential figure within these fields. This extraordinary portrait immortalizes Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitza - not just as a scientist but also as an embodiment of integrity and resilience amidst adversity. Science Photo Library has masterfully captured this image with utmost precision and depth, allowing us a glimpse into the life and legacy of one

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