The three Awardees are the members of LIGO-Virgo Collaboration which first detected the waves.
Einstein proposed that massive events that happen in the cosmos (such as two black holes colliding with each other) could cause ripples in space and time.
Pfeiffer and his team were among about 1,000 scientists in more than 20 countries who collaborated on the project that was about 50 years in the making.
The discovery ushers in a new era of gravitational-wave astronomy and provides astronomers with a new set of tools to probe the cosmos.
The laser device, called an interferometer, must be both exquisitely precise and extremely stable.
Barry Barish, now professor emeritus of physics at Caltech, joined the project in 1994 and later became the LIGO director.
In a week darkened by awful news, the announcement of a Nobel Prize award for an LSU professor is an especially welcome reminder of the wonder of human possibility. The waves were detected by two observatories located in Livingston, La. and Hanford, Wash.
The gravitational waves discovered are oscillations in space-time created by the collision of the black holes.
Gravitational waves spread at the speed of light, filling the universe.
The film was praised for getting its physics right and all the credit went to Thorne - the slowing down of time, the spaceship speeding by black hole, the singularity experience and time as another dimension.
Moritz ( 22 Jump Street ) was overseeing The Sonic Movie (listed on IMDb as Sonic the Hedgehog ) when he worked at Sony . It has been roughly a year since a live-action adaptation of Sonic the Hedgehog was announced to be in the works.
The Google Pixel 2 XL will come with a price tag of $849 and $949 for the 64GB and 128GB storage variant respectively. These press renders give us a good look at both the front and rear of these phones and confirm some features as well.
The changes were quickly derided by Labour as inadequate compared with its own pledge to scrap tuition fees entirely. And the amount when graduates start repaying the loans will be pushed up to £25,000, from the current £21,000.
He said that around 4.30 am, a group of terrorists presumably " fidayeen ", attacked the 182 battalion camp of the BSF. Asked which group was responsible for the attack, Khan said, "Jaish-e-Mohammad was responsible for the attack".
Severino labored through a 46-pitch third inning, including a 13-pitch at-bat by Mauer that ended in a run-scoring single. Yankees scored 858 runs, an increase of 178 from previous year and second in the majors behind Houston (896).
Former Oklahoma State quarterback Brandon Weeden signed a one-year contract with the Tennessee Titans on Tuesday, ESPN reported. If Mariota can't play in Week 5 against the Dolphins , Matthews will be hard to trust as more than a boom-bust WR3/4.
But if Alabama disrupts the passing game, it's going to be tough for Ole Miss to defeat Alabama on a one-dimensional offense. Auburn and Ole Miss will kick off at 11 a.m. on October 7 at Jordan-Hare Stadium, the SEC announced Monday morning.
What happened Sunday? The Giants won, thanks to Pablo Sandoval's walk-off home run against the Padres in Game 162 ( SF 5, SD 4 ). Ted Barrett, who was behind the plate for Cain's flawless game on June 13, 2012, also called the balls and strikes Saturday .
Batsmen needed to spend time in the middle to score but nearly all of them lacked intent and hunger to do so. Fast bowler Mohammad Abbas (3-75) and leg-spinner Yasir Shah (3-120) sported the best figures for Pakistan .
The coup left Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah movement in control only of self-rule enclaves in the West Bank. The PA does not believe in the legitimacy of Hamas' arms. "If it does then it's a non-starter for Israel", he said.
Marilyn Manson Injured by a Falling Prop During NYC Concert
Singer Marilyn Manson has canceled his performance at The Rave in Milwaukee after getting injured on stage during a show in NY . The singer's representative told Variety , "Manson suffered an injury towards the end of an incredible NYC show".
Google Hardware Event Tomorrow
However, a new listing on a reseller's website reveals some alleged hardware specifications of the unannounced Pixelbook. Just a day before Google's event , Walmart spills the beans and briefly puts up the page for the Google Home Mini .