Today marks the 112th anniversary of the birth of the Nobel Prize laureate in physics, Academician of the USSR Academy of Sciences Ilya M. Frank. He made a huge contribution to the development of several areas of theoretical and experimental physics. Being the organizer of the Laboratory of Neutron Physics in JINR, together with F.L. Shapiro, he suggested and outlined the directions for its future research program and supervised the development and construction of the LNP basic facilities – IBR, IBR-30 and IBR-2 reactors.

On the birthday of Ilya Mikhailovich, the FLNP Director V.N. Shvetsov laid flowers at his monument.