Physics-Uspekhi (Advances in Physical Sciences) is the English edition (cover-to-cover translation) of the Russian monthly journal Uspekhi Fizicheskikh Nauk (UFN). Translation into English started in 1958 with Russian volume 66. From 1958 until 1992 the journal was published by the American Institute of Physics under the title Soviet Physics-Uspekhi and since 1993 under its current title Physics-Uspekhi. In 1994 and 1995 Physics-Uspekhi was published jointly by Turpion Ltd and UFN. Since the beginning of 1996 Physics-Uspekhi is being translated, edited, typeset, and published in Moscow by UFN, printed in London and distributed in partnership with Turpion Ltd. Since January 2008, IOP Publishing has hosted the online version of the journal.

Congratulations on the Author of the UFN (Physics-Uspekhi) journal Professor Kip S. Thorne!

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 was divided, one half awarded to Rainer Weiss, the other half jointly to Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves".
Press Release: The Nobel Prize in Physics 2017
First observation of gravitational waves
Caltech Press Conference: Caltech Scientists Awarded 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics
The detection of gravitational waves as the beginning of gravitational wave astronomy (in Russian)
(Scientific session of the Physical Sciences Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 2 November 2016)
On the first direct detection of gravitational waves (in Russian)
(Scientific session of the Physical Sciences Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 2 March 2016)
Pustovoit V I "On the direct detection of gravitational waves" Phys. Usp. 59 1034–1051 (2016)
President of the Russian Academy of Sciences: academician Pustovoit was to become a Nobel laureate in physics (in Russian).

Uspekhi Fizicheskikh Nauk

Uspekhi Fizicheskikh Nauk journal was founded in 1918 and is presently among the leading scientific journals in Russia. The Editor-in-Chief is Valerii A. Rubakov, Academician RAS.

Since 2005 “Uspekhi Fizicheskih Nauk” is published jointly by Uspekhi Fizicheskih Nauk and the Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

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