Kirill Florensky

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Kirill Pavlovich Florensky (Russian: Кири́лл Па́влович Флоре́нский; 27 December 1915 – 9 April 1982) was a Russian Soviet geochemist and planetologist. He was head of comparative planetology at the Vernadsky Institute of the USSR Academy of Sciences.[1]

He was the second son of the Russian polymath, Pavel Florensky.

The crater Florensky on the Moon is named after him.


  1. ^ SpringerLink - Resource Secured

External links[edit]

  • In Memoriam from the Earth, Moon, and Planets journal.