The Nobel Prize in Physics 2017

Rainer Weiss

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Prize share: 1/2

Barry C. Barish

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Prize share: 1/4

Kip S. Thorne

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Prize share: 1/4

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 was divided, one half awarded to Rainer Weiss, the other half jointly to Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves."

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