Congratulations

Winterknight
Winterknight
Joined: 4 Jun 05
Posts: 457
Credit: 57057503
RAC: 85178
Topic 210007

Einstein's waves win Nobel Prize

Quote:

The 2017 Nobel prize in physics has been awarded to three US scientists for the detection of gravitational waves.

Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne and Barry Barish will share the nine million kronor (£831,000) prize.

The ripples were predicted by Albert Einstein and are a fundamental consequence of his General Theory of Relativity.

The winners are members of the Ligo-Virgo observatories, which were responsible for the breakthrough.

Betreger
Betreger
Joined: 25 Feb 05
Posts: 607
Credit: 351238727
RAC: 458057

Well deserved as all who

Well deserved as all who participate in this project should know.

Sir Rodney Ffing
Sir Rodney Ffing
Joined: 8 Nov 15
Posts: 165
Credit: 469637
RAC: 1776

Fine news indeed!

Fine news indeed!

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.