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.
Hamilton responded by pitting on lap 27 for the soft tyre, with Verstappen covering the undercut with the same move a lap later. It left his Ferrari with suspension damage and he hitched a lift on the side of the Sauber of compatriot Pascal Wehrlein.
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.
It's finally here - the follow-up season of Saturday Night Live to the knock-out, incredible Emmy-award-winning last season. Reprising their roles as alien abductees, Gosling , Cecily Strong , and Kate McKinnon star in " Another Close Encounter ".
The federal government sends CHIP money to states annually, based on previous spending of the funds and populations factors. And Minnesota would face a $10 million federal penalty if it has to tap into its unspent federal allotment for 2017.
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.
Las Vegas gunman's partner 'an Australian'
In an interview with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Juertes said: "He wasn't very sociable". Recent reports show that he had several high-stakes gambling transactions in recent weeks.