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Gravitational wave detection wins physics Nobel -

Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne share the 2017 prize for their work at LIGO to detect ripples in space-time. Davide Castelvecchi. 03 October 2017. Article tools. PDF · Rights & Permissions. Left: Bryce Vickmark/MIT. Centre: Caltech. Right ...and more »

Nobel recognizes gravitational wave discovery - Symmetry magazine

Scientists Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne and Barry Barish won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics for their roles in creating the LIGO experiment. Three scientists who made essential contributions to the LIGO collaboration have been awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize ...and more »

Wisconsin researchers helped research that won Nobel Prize - Los Angeles Times

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee played a role in breakthrough research on gravitational waves that earned a Nobel Prize in physics. Researchers Barry Barish and Kip Thorne of California and Massachusetts scientist Rainer Weiss were ...and more »

Nobel Prize has a Bengaluru connection - Bangalore Mirror

The 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics has a Bengaluru connection as a city-based institute and scientists have contributed to it. This year's Nobel Prize for Physics was conferred to three scientists namely Rainer Weiss, Barry C Barish and Kip S Thorne ...and more »

Focus: Three-Way Detection of Gravitational Waves - Physics

The first simultaneous detection of gravitational radiation by the LIGO and Virgo detectors greatly improves localization of the source and permits a novel test of general relativity. Figure caption expand figure. LIGO/Caltech/MIT/Leo Singer (Milky Way ...and more »

From noise to music: How the LIGO team heard the famous 'chirp' - The Hindu

Determination: "Once we went down the road of making the detailed study of noise a science in itself, we realized that there are no limits to measurement," says Rana Adhikari. Shubashree Desikan. October 07, 2017 18:55 IST. Updated: October 08, 2017 00 ...and more »

Kip Thorne *65: A Celebrated Finding, a Coveted Prize - Princeton Alumni Weekly

Kip Thorne *65, professor emeritus of physics at Caltech, during a news conference announcing his Nobel Prize Oct. 3. Jae C. Hong/AP Images. Alumnus receives physics Nobel Prize for 'the discovery that shook the world'. Physicist Kip Thorne *65 had a ...and more »

Why don't women win Nobel science prizes? - The Guardian

The men behind the first observations of gravitational waves deserve their prize. But you have to go back half a century to find a female physics laureate. A computer simulation of the collision of two black holes. Photograph: UPI/UPI / Barcroft Images ...and more »

Here are the names and achievements behind this year's Nobel Prizes in Science - Digital Trends

MIT physicist Rainer Weiss, looks at his 1974 prototype for Radio Frequency Modulated Test Interferometer at the MIT Pappalardo Room, after he received news early this morning that he shared the win for the Nobel Prize in Physics. Ryan McBride/AFP ...and more »

ESO plans 15-telescope array for gravitational-wave follow-up -

In the same week that senior members of the team behind the first direct detection of gravitational waves won the Nobel Prize in Physics, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has revealed plans to build an array of up to 15 optical telescopes to ...and more »