A film about the life and work of the physicist L.A. Artsimovich. Photos by L.A. Artsimovich for different years. Chronicle footage: L.A. Artsimovich receives an award, speaks from the rostrum, L.A. Artsimovich's voice is off-screen. Leningrad Institute of Physics and Technology named after Ioffe. Institute staff at work, including Ph.D. Razumova. Director of the Institute of Space Research Academician R. Sagdeev. Meeting of the Bureau of the General Physics and Astronomy Department of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Academician A. Prokhorov speaking. Professor Lukyanov at work, talks about Artsimovich (behind the scenes). Thermonuclear reactor Tokomak T-10.