Igor Dmitrijewitsch Novikov#

Igor Dmitrijewitsch Novikov
Membership Number:1160
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:RUSSIA

Present and Previous Positions
  • Since 2006 Vice-director of the Astro-Space Center at Lebedew Institute
  • 2005 Professor Emeritus
  • 1994 - 2004 Director of the Theoretical Astrophysics Center (TAC) of the University of Copenhagen
  • Since 1991 Nordita Professor of astrophysics at the Observatory of the University of Copenhagen
  • 1990 - 1997 Head of the Theoretical Astrophysics Department, Lebedew Institute, Moskau
  • 1974 - 1990 Head of the Department of Relativistic Astrophysics at the Russian Space Research Institute in Moscow *Head of the Department of Theoretical Astrophysics at the Lebedev Physical Institute in Moscow
  • Professor at Moscow State University

Fields of Scholarship
  • White holes
  • Novikov self-consistency principle
  • Theoretical astrophysics

Honours and Awards
  • Since 1998 Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society
  • 2020 First John Archibald Wheeler Prize, "for his contribution to the general theory of relativity and black hole theory" (together with Kip Thorne, (Caltech, Nobel Prize 2017) and Roger Penrose, (Oxford, Nobel Prize 2020)

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