Meet Victor Hambartsumyan, an astrophysicist of epic proportions. Victor Hambartsumyan was a prodigy, who loved mathematics and physics as a young boy. Learn about his childhood years as well as his accomplishments. He contributed much to science as he founded the Byurakan Observatory and theorized about how the stars are born and how they die. Hambartsumyan also founded the education institutions that continue to inspire young scientists to look to the stars and dream of new discoveries.