Спочивай з миром, Vladimir Vernadsky. Considered one of the founders of geochemistry, biogeochemistry, and radiogeology,
Vernadsky also helped popularize the idea of the biosphere and founded the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences and the
National Library of Ukraine. He died on this date in 1945 at the age of 81.
Issued on: February 28, 2013
From: Kiev, Ukraine