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The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics and the Indian Connection

  Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics has been conferred to three scientists namely Rainer Weiss, Barry C Barish & Kip S Thorne under the LIGO Project for their discovery of gravitational waves, 100 years after Einstein’s General Relativity predicted it. Weiss and Thorne are two of the founders of the

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Modi Cabinet clears proposal to set up Gravitational-wave Observatory in India

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ‘in principle’ approval to the LIGO-India mega science proposal for research on gravitational waves. The proposal, known as LIGO-India project (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory in India) is piloted by Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Science and

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