Nobel Prize in Physics 2017

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 was awarded on October 3 with one half to

Rainer Weiss
LIGO/VIRGO Collaboration

and the other half jointly to

Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne
LIGO/VIRGO Collaboration

“for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves.”

About the author

Alison Verbeck is the Physics Librarian at Washington University. For more information, contact Alison: alison@wustl.edu