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The current press secretary of the head of Russia, Dmitry Sergeyevich Peskov, was born in the capital. In 1989, he graduated from the country’s leading center for Oriental Studies, the…

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WAY TO SCIENCE
In 1900, a capable but problematic student who allowed himself to argue with professors, graduated with excellent results. He was not offered to continue his scientific work at alma mater…

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Jacques-Yves Cousteau

THE WAY OF JACQUE IV A BED IN SCIENCE: TO SEA DEPTH
In 1938, Jacques-Yves Cousteau began to dive often into the depths of the sea, using only a mask and flippers. During this period, he became the first serious study of the underwater world and its inhabitants. Odyssey of Jacques Cousteau Video not working? Read: Domestic stars who have gained a lot of weight (photo) Realizing that the existing technologies are imperfect, in the early forties, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, together with his friend Emil Ganyan, began creating a special apparatus for diving to the bottom of the ocean. From the very beginning it was decided that the system would operate on the basis of compressed air, which would be located in special cylinders. As a result, in 1943, the first prototype of an aqualung was created, which was subsequently repeatedly improved and refined. Finally, having received all the necessary equipment for the study of underwater depths, Jacques-Yves Cousteau began to engage in scientific activities. He was engaged in writing books, shooting documentaries, as well as exploring the mysterious world of the depths of the ocean. Since 1950, our today’s hero traveled exclusively on the legendary ship “Calypso”, which later became a real symbol of the science of oceanography. Jacques-Yves Cousteau devoted his whole life to exploring the depths of the sea. In 1957, Jacques-Yves headed the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, in which he began to study marine inhabitants. One of the most famous scientific discoveries of the oceanographer was the discovery of an internal sonar in cetaceans. In 1973, our today’s hero created a non-profit foundation for the protection of underwater inhabitants. LAST YEARS OF LIFE OF JACQUES-IV
For his long life, the scientist has created many amazing technical devices for the study of the deep sea. So, he is considered the author of waterproof lenses for video cameras, special submarines for scientific research of underwater depths. Research by Jacques-Yves Cousteau formed the basis of a series of documentary films that were subsequently broadcast on many television channels around the world. For his outstanding scientific research, our today’s hero was initiated into the commanders of the Legion of Honor, and also awarded many other awards. After the death of the great explorer in 1997, he was solemnly buried in one of the cemeteries of his native town Saint-André-de-Kyubzak.
PERSONAL LIFE OF JACQUES
In his life, Jacques-Yves Cousteau was married twice. In marriage with the first wife Simona Melchior two sons of the scientist were born. Both sons from the first marriage of our today’s hero also subsequently connected their lives with science. After the death of his first wife, Jacques-Yves, he remarried. His second wife was Francine Triplet, who had already given birth to a scientist’s daughter and son before the wedding.

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