Dmitry Alekseevich Werner (Dima Werner, born 1959 , Leningrad ) is a professor of astrophysics, a compiler and editor of the website “Anecdotes from Russia”, well-known in the Russian segment of the network.
|Werner Dmitry Alekseevich|
|Date of Birth||July 20, 1959 (aged 60)|
|Place of Birth||Leningrad , USSR|
Dmitry Werner was born on July 20, 1959 in Leningrad .
He graduated with honors from the astronomical department of Leningrad State University , served as a private in the Soviet Army in the missile division.
After the army, he worked in the sector of theoretical astrophysics of the Physicotechnical Institute. A.F. Ioffe, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, there in 1987 became the candidate of physical and mathematical sciences. The topic of the dissertation is “Statistics and dynamics of rotation of double galaxies”.
In early 1990 , he moved to the Space Research Institute , and since the end of 1990 he has been working on contracts in different countries of the world. For two years he worked at ESO - Southern Astronomical Observatory ( Munich , Germany ), then two years at the Kapteynovsky Astronomical Institute ( Groningen , Netherlands ). Then he moved to the United States , was a two-year post-doc, and then three years a professor at the University of Kentucky, a year was a visiting professor at the Canadian Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics ( Toronto ).
November 8, 1995 founded the site "Anecdotes from Russia", which was the first Russian-language site, updated daily.
From 2010 to 2012 he worked as a postman in the US mail system, about which he left notes in LiveJournal under the name postbote.
Recently, Dima Werner can be found on the curse generator and on the zbook board - there he actively communicates with users.
- Dima Verner - University of Kentucky Homepage