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Sasha Plavin

Black Hole Initiative


Sasha got his Ph.D. in 2022 at the Lebedev Physical Institute in Moscow. He studies central regions of jets in active galaxies using multimessenger astronomy, trying to understand what they consist of and how they become highly relativistic. Focusing on the highest-resolution radio interferometric observations, he supplements them with optical, X-ray, and neutrino detections. Every band and particle brings its own unique information on processes taking place in those jets, on their content and features.

Honorary Affiliate: Stephen Hawking

In Memoriam

Former Honorary Affiliate

Dennis Stanton Avery and Sally Tsui Wong-Avery Director of Research, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge Physics

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