Laboratory of Fundamental and Applied Research of Relativistic Objects of the Universe


11 декабря 2020

Lab in media: top-10 discoveries of 2020 in Russia

Physicists have located the most mysterious particle in the Universe: our results made it into top-10 scientific discoveries of the year according to RSCF.

19 декабря 2020

ANTARES Collaboration

Our laboratory became an observer member of the ANTARES collaboration for joint research on the topic of high-energy neutrinos and blazars.

11 December 2020

Lab in media: LISA Mission: New Astrophysical Sense

Popular Mechanics

5 December 2020

Lab in media: Cosmic supercolliders and the most mysterious particle in the Universe


September 2020

Extra astrophysical education for 1-2 year students

Our lab, together with the Space Research Institute and the Lebedev Physical Institute, invites first-year students to participate in the Astrophysical Coffee on Tuesdays, 18:35, 206 LK [details].

5 September 2020

Lab in media: The signal from a black hole merger was detected on Earth 7 billion years later. Why does this intrigue scientists?

Radio France International

1 September 2020

Lab in media: European VLBI Network Newsletter

Today's issue of the European radio telescope network featured works from our lab:

25 August 2020

Lab in media: NASA Missions Explore a ‘TIE Fighter’ Active Galaxy

NASA reports results obtained with the participation of lab members.
Read at NASA | RIA.News

August 2020


Yuri Kovalev is now a Science Ambassador of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Russia.

28 July 2020


The "Neutrino and Particle Astrophysics" project has won the large scientific projects competition.
Our lab is a part of the consortium in this project. Over the next years we will develop and expand the high-energy particle astrophysics together with our colleagues from other institutions in this consortium: INR, JINR, LPI, SAO, etc.

07 July 2020


Evgenia Kravchenko has won the RSF competition for scientific groups lead by young scientists.

29 June 2020


29 June 2020 our lab students Mariya Demyanenko, Nikita Kosogorov, and Evgeny Tsyplakov defended their BSc diploma at MIPT.

08 June 2020

Lab in media: Cosmic quasars embrace 1970s fashion trend


13 May 2020

Lab in media: Where neutrinos come from


April 2020


The D.V. Skobeltsyn prize has been awarded to Alexander Plavin, a PhD student in our laboratory.

31 March 2020


The group led by Andrey Lobanov has won the RSF competition for leading scientists projects. The project name is "Formation and propagation of relativistic outflows in active galaxies".

26 February 2020

Lab in media: 3D glasses for quasars


January 2020


The Komissarov foundation has supported Ivan Kramarenko, a student at our laboratory.

16 December 2019


Evgenia Kravchenko won the competition for scientists with international work experience and will join our lab.

November 2019

Visit of Andrey Lobanov

A visit of Andrey Lobanov to MIPT is planned for November 25 - December 6, 2019.
December 2 – open lecture «Black holes: chasing the shadow».

November 2019


Y. Y. Kovalev, V. S. Beskin, S.V. Babak became participants of the leading advisors program at MIPT.

17 September 2019

Black hole mass can be determined "by eye"


September 2019

Visit of Leonid Petrov

A visit of Leonid Petrov to MIPT is planned for September 30 - October 4, 2019.

August 2019


RFBR supports projects of PhD students advised by Yuri Y. Kovalev in our laboratory: Alexander Plavin (Quasar jets at sub-parsec scales) and Alexander Popkov (Active galactic nuceli: relation between their radio spectra and VLBI structure).

August 2019

Summer practice 2019

Ivan Kramarenko: Crimean Astrophysical Observatory, July 2019.
Topic – VLBI data processing and AGN properties from radio to gamma waves, mentor – Alexander Pushkarev.

Alexander Plavin: National Radio Astronomy Observatory, June-August 2019.
Topic – MeerKAT Polarization Commissioning, mentor – Bill Cotton.

March 2019

Visit of Stanislav Babak

A visit of Stanislav Babak is planned for 31 March 2019 - 20 April 2019. A course on gravity waves from binary mergers will be held: see details.
Online lectures with basic information: 1 2 3 4.
Course has been completed, video lectures are available.

April 2019

Presentation and talk about our lab at the MIPT open day on April 14, 2019.

February 2019

Grant RSF 16-12-10481 «Synchrotron self-absorption in the nuclei of active galaxies: astrophysics and applied applications» (extended for years 2019-2020) is extended for years 2019-2020. Grant head is Y.Y.Kovalev.
Y.Y. Kovalev is included in the Expert Council of the Russian Science Foundation for the Presidential Grant Program.

September 2018

Visit of Leonid Petrov

A visit of Leonid Petrov to MIPT is planned for October 1-5 2018.

10 September 2018

Elena Nokhrina was awarded the title of Docent on September 10th, 2018.

July 2018

Paul Boley was awarded a grant from the Presidental Program of the Russian Science Foundation.

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