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  • How Realistic is Space Travel in Movies

    Faster-than-light travel, teleportation, wormholes, and black holes – in sci-fi movies and books, these means of travel are popular, but how realistic are they? ITMO.NEWS asked Stanislav Baturin, a scientist from ITMO’s School of Physics and Engineering and an ITMO Fellow to discuss space travel tropes from the scientific point of view.


  • In a Nutshell: Black Holes and the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics

    This year’s winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics have just been announced. This year, the award went to astrophysicists who made a significant contribution to the study of black holes. ITMO.NEWS and Anastasia Topchieva, junior research associate at the Institute of Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, explain what the scientists studied and what their research means.