Nobel prize winners in Physics announced

Nobel prize winners in Physics announced Prize awarded for discovery of gravitational waves
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October 3, 2017 14:55
Nobel prize winners in Physics announced

Baku. 3 October. REPORT.AZ/ American scientists Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne won the Nobel prize in physics.

Report informs citing foreign media, prize was awarded for discovery of gravitational waves.

The universe's gravitational waves were predicted by Albert Einstein a hundred years ago.

Notably, this year, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young were awarded Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology. All three of them were born in the US and work at local universities. The scientists were awarded the prize for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm.

Winners in chemistry will be announced on October 4. Nobel Peace Prize winner will be identified on October 6, while prizer in economy on October 9.