Physicists are scientists who are astounded by the physical world and the universe. They are deeply interested in physical phenomenon or natural science and engage themselves in the study of matter and energy. Through observation and experimentation, they discover unknown facts about the physical world or try and explain the natural phenomenon. Thanks to physicists, concepts of gravity, electromagnetism and nuclear interaction have become known to one and all. Today, every country has its own pool of highly talented and gifted physicists who have contributed immensely in the better understanding of the physical world. Russia has been home to several highly renowned physicists who have through their intensive research and experimentation brought forth a new light in the field of physics. Be it Nikolay Basov’s invention of laser and maser or Sergey Chaplygin’s creation of aero ad hydrodynamics, Lev Landau’s development of Ginzburg Landau theory of superconductivity or Boris Mamyrin’s invention of reflectron, Russian physicists have greatly and widely contributed to the physical world. They have discovered physical laws and propounded theories that have explained the basic functioning and concepts. With this segment, know more about famous Russian physicists.