Rainer Weiss


Rainer Weiss

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Rainer Weiss
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2017

Born: 29 September 1932, Berlin, Germany

Affiliation at the time of the award: LIGO/VIRGO Collaboration, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA

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

Prize share: 1/2

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