School of modern astrophysics
Lebedev Physical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prosp. 53, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation
The school was initiated by the Scientific Council on Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), the Astrospace Center (ASC) of P N Lebedev Physics Institute (LPI) and the I E Tamm Department of Theoretical Physics (DTP) of LPI, as well as the Chair of Physical and Astrophysical Problems of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT). The Program Committee, headed by Academician V L Ginzburg, included D A Varshalovich, V V Zheleznyakov, L M Zeleny, A V Gurevich, N S Kardashev, V V Kocharovsky, A M Cherepashchuk, A O Barvinsky, V S Beskin, V A Dogel’, V N Lukash, D I Nagirner, and D G Yakovlev. It was stipulated that the main focus should be on the consistent discussion of the essence of physical processes under way in the phenomena considered.