Astrophysics and astronomy (Scientific session of the Physical Sciences Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 26 January 2011)
An Astrophysics and Astronomy scientific session of the Physical Sciences Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) was held in the Conference Hall of the P N Lebedev Physical Institute, RAS, on 26 January 2011.
The following reports were put on the session’s agenda posted on the web site www.gpad.ac.ru of the Physical Sciences Division, RAS:
Cherepashchuk A M (Sternberg Astrono„mical Institute, Moscow State University, Moscow) “Investigation of X-ray sources”;
Shustov B M (Institute of Astronomy, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow) “Asteroid and comet hazards: physical and other aspects”;
Sazhin M V (Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow State University, Moscow) “Search for cosmic strings”;
Zakharov A F (Russian Federation State Scientific Center ’A I Alikhanov Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics’, Moscow) “Exoplanet search using gravitational microlensing”.
Papers written on the basis of the reports are published below.