Boulder-based HPD's equipment helps LIGO team win Nobel Prize - BizWest Media

BizWest MediaBoulder-based HPD's equipment helps LIGO team win Nobel PrizeBizWest MediaBOULDER — A Boulder-based company provided some of the equipment used in the gravitational waves experiment that won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics. High Precision Devices, a 30-person company, built the seismic isolation platforms where the ...and more »

Secrets, big science and dynamite: The quirky stories behind how Nobel Prizes work - ABC Online

ABC OnlineSecrets, big science and dynamite: The quirky stories behind how Nobel Prizes workABC OnlineThe Nobel Prize might never had existed had a newspaper not accidently posted Alfred Nobel's obituary before he died. What happens if you stand next to a gravitational wave? Let's just say it's not pretty. Check out the podcast with Yasmin and Will.and more »

39 Indian scientists co-authored papers that got Nobel Physics prize - Deccan Herald

Deccan Herald39 Indian scientists co-authored papers that got Nobel Physics prizeDeccan HeraldThe Nobel Prize for Physics, 2017, which was given for the detection of gravitational waves is a “proud moment” for India also, the Department of Science and Technology (DST) said on Friday. It said the discovery papers were co-authored by 39 Indian ...and more »

Orcas Currents lecturer Barry Barish wins Nobel Prize - Islands' Sounder

Islands' SounderOrcas Currents lecturer Barry Barish wins Nobel PrizeIslands' SounderCaltech Professor Emeritus Barry Barish, who delivered an engaging Orcas Currents lecture on the subject in July 2016, has just been awarded a share of the 2017 Nobel Prize in physics for his crucial contributions to the discovery of gravity waves.and more »

What Are The Long-Term Effects Of Short-Term Science Funding Cuts? - WLRN

WLRNWhat Are The Long-Term Effects Of Short-Term Science Funding Cuts?WLRNBarry Barish (left) and Kip Thorne address a press conference at the California Institute of Technology after receiving the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics on Oct. 3, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif. Barish and Thorne were among seven Americans to win Nobel ...and more »

Is Nobel for gravitational waves discovery premature? - The Sentinel

Is Nobel for gravitational waves discovery premature?The SentinelOn October 3, 2017, the Nobel Prize for Physics was awarded to three American physicists “for decisive contribution to Laser Interferometry Gravitational Observatory (LIGO) detector and observation of gravitational waves”, a sort of extremely faint ...and more »

Fresh off first Nobel, top physicist coming to SBU - Innovate Long Island

Innovate Long IslandFresh off first Nobel, top physicist coming to SBUInnovate Long IslandSpeech, speech: Caltech Professor Kip Thorne, a 2017 Nobel Prize winner in physics, will lecture at Stony Brook University this spring. October 6, 2017. By GREGORY ZELLER //. A freshly minted Nobel Prize winner will grace Stony Brook University this ...and more »

How gravitational waves attracted a Nobel Prize - Gears Of Biz

Gears Of BizHow gravitational waves attracted a Nobel PrizeGears Of BizOct. 3 — The 2017 Nobel prize for physics, awarded overnight in Sweden by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, began with a discussion 42 years ago between two scientists in a hotel room in Washington, D.C.. Kip Thorne, a theoretical physicist from ...and more »

The many Indians who helped discover ripples in spacetime fabric - Hindu Business Line

The many Indians who helped discover ripples in spacetime fabricHindu Business LineWaves of celebrations are lashing nine Indian academic and research institutions for lending their Midas touch to this year's Nobel Prize in Physics. The original discovery paper, published in 2015, has 37 Indian scientists as co-authors, while about ...and more »

Focus: Three-Way Detection of Gravitational Waves - Physics

Focus: Three-Way Detection of Gravitational WavesPhysicsThe 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 »

Gravitational Waves: 'We Now Have the Birth of New Way to Look at the Universe' - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalGravitational Waves: 'We Now Have the Birth of New Way to Look at the Universe'Sputnik InternationalWith the 2017 Nobel Prize in physics having been awarded to three US scientists for the detection of gravitational waves, one of them, Barry Barish, a professor emeritus at California's Institute of Technology (Caltech), said that the discovery was ...and more »

Could Hitting a Home Run Produce Gravitational Waves? - Inside Science News Service

Inside Science News ServiceCould Hitting a Home Run Produce Gravitational Waves?Inside Science News ServiceAnything that has mass and moves can give off gravitational waves, but for familiar items they are extremely tiny. baseball_topNteaser.jpg. Illustration shows a baseball flying through space away from the Earth, located in the background. Image credits:.and more »

Supercomputing Conference Video Provides Engaging Explanation of the 2017 Nobel Prize Winning LIGO Collaboration - Cellular News

Supercomputing Conference Video Provides Engaging Explanation of the 2017 Nobel Prize Winning LIGO CollaborationCellular NewsTo help tell the story of how high performance computing is enabling truly "out of this world" discoveries, SC17 (the world's largest supercomputing conference) has released a brief video that focuses on the role of high performance computers in the ...and more »

The Indian connection to Physics Nobel Prize of 2017 - indiablooms

The Indian connection to Physics Nobel Prize of 2017indiabloomsThe Nobel Prize for Physics 2017 celebrates the direct detection of gravitational waves arriving from the merger two large Black holes in a distant galaxy a billion of light years away. Gravitational waves carry information about their dramatic origins ...and more »

Nobel Prize Awarded To 'Interstellar' Consulting Physicist - Konbini

KonbiniNobel Prize Awarded To 'Interstellar' Consulting PhysicistKonbiniOn Tuesday 3 October, the Nobel Prize committee handed out awards to three leading physicists, Raider Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne, for their work on gravitational waves. While all three are big names in the world of physics, the third of ...and more »

ESO plans 15-telescope array for gravitational-wave follow-up - Optics.org

ESO plans 15-telescope array for gravitational-wave follow-upOptics.orgIn 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 »

Nobel Prize in Physics winners aided by UF - The Independent Florida Alligator

Nobel Prize in Physics winners aided by UFThe Independent Florida AlligatorUF played an important role in the work that led to this year's Nobel Prize in Physics. Barry Barish, Rainer Weiss and Kip Thorne, along with several other scientists and researchers, were given the honor for observing gravitational waves and proving ...and more »

Gravitational waves: 'Discovery that shook the world' wins 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics - Gears Of Biz

Gears Of BizGravitational waves: 'Discovery that shook the world' wins 2017 Nobel Prize in PhysicsGears Of BizThe 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics has gone to three scientists for their contributions to the first detection of gravitational waves. It was to be expected, but you can never be sure with the Nobel committee. Gravitationswellen (picture-alliance/dpa ...and more »

Unlocking The Secrets Of The Universe; LIGO Team Awarded 2017 Nobel Prize In Physics - Photonics Online

Unlocking The Secrets Of The Universe; LIGO Team Awarded 2017 Nobel Prize In PhysicsPhotonics OnlineAstrophysicists have long sought to detect ripples in space-time, called gravitational waves, since Albert Einstein's 1916 prediction of General Relativity. But only some of the most massive astrophysical events, such as mergers of black holes and ...and more »

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

The GuardianWhy don't women win Nobel science prizes?The GuardianThe 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 »