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Nobel Prize in Physics

Nobel Prize in Physics Announced

October 4, 2017

On October 3, the Nobel Prize in physics was awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to physicists Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne and Barry Barish for their direct detection of gravitational...Read More

Nebula image from NASA

New Era in Astronomy

February 12, 2016

The confirmed detection today of gravitational waves by the LIGO Scientific Collaboration ushers in a new era in astronomy, as momentous as Galileo’s first observations of the heavens with his...Read More