Lev Davidovich Landau

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Noun1.Lev Davidovich Landau - Soviet physicist who worked on low temperature physics (1908-1968)
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The project first began life a decade ago as a rather more conventional projecta biopic of the life of Lev Landau, the Baku-born Jewish physicist who had been awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize for his myriad and lasting contributions to almost every field of theoretical physics.
Khrzhanovsky based his original project Dau on the story of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Lev Landau, whose life was filled with stories of sexual experiments, periods of psychiatric hospitalization and a dramatic car crash.