The premiere of the musical " Ask the Rutherford ", dedicated to the childhood of the outstanding scientist, scientific head of the atomic project of the USSR Igor Kurchatov And delivered as part of the annual international children's creative project Nuclear Kids, will be held on Tuesday at the new stage of the Alexandrinsky theater in St. Petersburg, said Last news Director of the division of communications of the state Corporation "Rosatom" Sergey Novikov.
Musical presentation of the draft Nuclear Kids are with 2009. This year, at the beginning of the 70th anniversary of the Russian nuclear industry, the writers decided to sign up to the image of Kurchatov.
"Biographical information about the childhood years of Igor Vasilyevich very scarce. And for this reason the authors of the play asks the question: what could be Kurchatov age?" - Novikov explained.
Script new statement is as follows: in childhood, the future Founder of the nuclear industry of Russia came across the works of one of the founders of nuclear physics Englishman Ernest Rutherford, And was fascinated by the structure of the atomic nucleus. The setting takes place in 1916 in the Crimea, where the family lived Kurchatov. Young Igor in the desire to ask questions Rutherford is trying to get to England. He assumes different cross validation, And although Rutherford And he misses, but gets the answers to your other questions.
It is symbolic that the Premiere will be held in the city where Kurchatov in the 1930-ies, as a member of the Leningrad physico-technical Institute, has made fundamental discoveries in the physics of atomic nuclei, said Novikov.
"The main idea of the musical is that the world, bright And multi-faceted, open to inquisitive young minds," said Director Vladimir Karabanov.
This year participate in the production of children of employees of the nuclear industry of Russia, Ukraine, Hungary, Czech Republic, Belarus, Turkey And Vietnam. In the process of the tour, the musical will show equally in the cities of atomic scientists Novovoronezh, Russian, Hungarian Paks, Czech Budweis. Will end the tour on 13-14 August in the capital of Russia.
Nuclear Kids - international children's creative project of Rosatom, uniting the talented children of employees of the nuclear industry of Russia And foreign countries-partners of Rosatom for setting And displaying a bright musical show. The aim of the project strengthening of friendship between the children of employees of the nuclear industry in different countries, development of conditions for creative development of talented children from the Rosatom closed cities, promotion of nuclear energy among the younger generation. The project operator Ino " Information center of nuclear industry ".