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Kip Stephen Thorne
June 1, 1940
Logan, Utah, U.S.
|Education||California Institute of Technology (BS)|
Princeton University (MS, PhD)
|Known for||Thorne-Żytkow object|
|Awards||Lilienfeld Prize (1996)|
Albert Einstein Medal (2009)
Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics (2016)
Gruber Prize in Cosmology (2016)
Shaw Prize (2016)
Kavli Prize (2016)
Harvey Prize (2016)
Nobel Prize in Physics (2017)
|Institutions||California Institute of Technology|
|Doctoral students||William L. Burke|
Carlton M. Caves
Lee Samuel Finn
Sándor J. Kovács
David L. Lee
Don N. Page
William H. Press
Richard H. Price
Bernard F. Schutz
Clifford Martin Will
Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Icon/data' not found.Kip Stephen Thorne (born June 1, 1940) is an American theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate. He is known for his contributions in gravitational physics and astrophysics.
In 2017, Thorne was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics along with Rainer Weiss and Barry C. Barish "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves".
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