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Nobel Prize 2017 in Physics goes to scientists discover gravitational waves



Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne get Nobel Prize in Physics for year 2017 for discovering Gravitational Waves

Nobel Prize in Physics marked the importance of research in the field of Gravitational Waves existence. Gravitational Waves are famously known as Einstein Waves too as Albert Einstein was the first genius who proposed the existence of Gravitational Waves.

Such catastrophic cosmic waves produced after the collision of two black holes or collapse of the inner core of the huge star.

Gravitational Waves are the ripple in space-time caused by the cosmic collision with no apparent light. Their detection is only possible by measuring the change in space-time fabric in a much quit environment.

The winning team is also having credit for developing dedicated instrument Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory LIGO to detect the gravitational wave.

The direct detection of gravitational waves opens the dark side of the COSMOS to study.

Barry Barish and Kip Thorne belong to California Technology Institute (Caltech) while Rainer Weiss is from MIT.

The discovery of Gravitational Waves and efforts of the three Nobel scientists Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne deserve the honor.


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