Russian polymath, scientist and writer, who made important contributions to literature, education, and science. Among his discoveries was the atmosphere of Venus. His spheres of science were natural science, chemistry, physics, mineralogy, history, art, philology, optical devices and others. Lomonosov was also a poet and influenced the formation of the modern Russian literary language.
1.) Tatyana Klevantseva. "Prominent Russians: Mikhail Lomonosov". RT.com. Retrieved 2012-07-10. "A supporter of deism, he materialistically examined natural phenomena."