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Nikolai Shakura

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Nikolai Shakura

Nikolai Ivanovich Shakura (Николай Иванович Шакура; born October 7, 1945 in Belarus SSR), he is the head of the relativistic astrophysics department at the Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow University. A well-known specialist in theory of accretion and in astrophysics of X-ray binaries, together with Rashid Sunyaev he is particularly famous as the developer of the standard theory of disk accretion[1][2].

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