2017 Nobel Prize in Physics

Congratulations to Kip Thorne, Barry Barish, (Caltech) and Rainer Weiss (MIT) on winning the Nobel Prize for the development of Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) which first detected gravitational waves predicted by Albert Einstein over a hundred years ago.

The LIGO Livingston observatory is located on LSU (my alma mater). LSU wrote an awesome press release. This is indeed an exciting time for LSU and research as a whole.

Nature Magazine wrote an article about a year ago on how LIGO detected gravitational waves and made history.