37 Indian scientists co-authors of gravitational waves discovery paper


PUNE: As many as 37 Indian scientists from nine institutes, including Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) here, were co-authors of the gravitational waves discovery paper — awarded the Nobel prize in Physics on Tuesday.

Rainer Weiss, Barry C Barish and Kip S Thorne were named for the award for their decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves. Around 12 scientists from IUCAA were co-authors of the first discovery paper.

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