Сегодня родился Илья Михайлович Франк
On October 23, 1908 in St. Petersburg in a family of a mathematician Ilya Mikhaylovich Frank was born. This is a Soviet physicist, a Nobel Prize laureate. In 1930 he graduated from physical and mathematical faculty of Moscow State University. Frank in common with his colleague Tamm gave the theoretical description to effect of allocation of light charged particles when passing through water. This opening led to creation of a new method of detecting and measurement of speed of high-energy nuclear particles. This method has huge value in modern experimental nuclear physics. In 2008 in honor of Frank the stamp of Russia was let out. On October 1, 2008 the Bank of Russia released a silver coin of 2 rubles with the scientist's portrait. In April, 2012 Aeroflot called by the name of I.Frank one of the new Airbus A330-343 planes.