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Yakov Alpert, at 99; refusenik did pioneering radio wave studies

Yakov Alpert and his wife, Svetlana Pivkova, were refuseniks — citizens denied permission to leave the Soviet Union. Yakov Alpert and his wife, Svetlana Pivkova, were refuseniks — citizens denied permission to leave the Soviet Union.
By Bryan Marquard
Globe Staff / October 17, 2010

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Yakov Alpert called his memoir “Making Waves,’’ a concise metaphor for his life’s labors in and out of scientific laboratories. (Full article: 1044 words)

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