Kip S. Thorne

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Kip S. Thorne

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Kip S. Thorne
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2017

Born: 1 June 1940, Logan, UT, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: LIGO/VIRGO Collaboration, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, USA

Prize motivation: "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves."

Prize share: 1/4

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