ANTALYA, Turkey (Panorama)—Renowned Russian physicist of Armenian descent Sargis Karamyan drowned in Antalya, Turkey a few days ago, Ermenihaber.com reported, citing Turkey’s Sondakika news agency.
Karamyan was a prominent researcher at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna, Russia.
He became known for his work in the field in nuclear physics and was honored with numerous awards. Karamyan was born in 1940 in Leningrad (St. Petersburg). He was married, with two daughters.