Vitaly Vanchurin's Home Page

"Imagination is more important than knowledge."
Albert Einstein

Date of birth: January 4th, 1975

Place of birth: Moscow, Russia

Place of residence: Duluth, Minnesota

Nationality: Russian

Marital status: Married

Children: Tonya, Kosmos, Spartak and Alice

Publications from SPIRES

"Basic research is what I am doing when I don't know what I am doing."
Wernher von Braun

Curriculum Vitae PDF

"Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment."
Barry LePatner

Current Position: University of Minnesota Duluth

"If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?"
Albert Einstein

Graduate School: Tufts University

"Everything you've learned in school as "obvious" becomes
less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe."

R. Buckminster Fuller

Undergraduate School: Suffolk University

"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education."
Mark Twain

High School: Special Mathematics School #57

"In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards."
Mark Twain

Cosmic String Network Simulation: flat (27.7 MB) , radiation (27.7 MB) and matter (24.5 MB)

"Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to
build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying
to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning."

Rich Cook

My email address: vitaly (at)

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