Prof. Dr. Kip S. Thorne

Nationality United States of America

Institution LIGO/VIRGO Collaboration, California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

Award 2017

Discipline Physics

Co-recipients Rainer Weiss , Barry C. Barish

Motivation"for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves."

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