2017 Physics Nobel Prize Resources from AIP Member Societies

AIP congratulates Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne on their receipt of the Nobel Prize in physics "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves."

Below you will find links to work published in relevant journals.

From the American Physical Society (APS)

Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Merger
B. P. Abbott et al. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration)
Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 061102 – Published 11 February 2016

Viewpoint: The First Sounds of Merging Black Holes
Emanuele Berti
February 11, 2016• Physics 9, 17

Focus: LIGO Bags Another Black Hole Merger
June 15, 2016• Physics 9, 68

Synopsis: LIGO Picks Up on the Third Ring
June 1, 2017

Gravitational Waves


From the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT)

Teaching the science behind the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics
Available until 11/3/17


From AVS: Science & Technology of Materials, Interfaces, and Processing​

Development of ultrahigh and extreme high vacuum technology for physics research​
Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films 21, S25 (2003)


2017 Physics Nobel Prize Resources →