Tag: Laser Interferometry Gravitational Observatory

  • Is the Nobel for discovery of gravitational waves premature?

    Is the Nobel for discovery of gravitational waves premature?

    By Abhas Mitra, On October 3, 2017, the Nobel Prize for Physics was awarded to three American physicists “for decisive contribution to Laser Interferometry Gravitational Observatory (LIGO) detector and observation of gravitational waves”, a sort of extremely faint ripples propagating through the very fabric of space-time resulting from most powerful cosmic catastrophes. Some Nobel prizes…