Thought for the month

“The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.”
Thomas Huxley, Scientist (1825-95).

Friday, 13 January 2017

Making waves

The Physics World 2016 Breakthrough of the Year has gone to the LIGO Scientific Collaboration for the direct observations of gravitational waves. The separate Breakthrough Prize has seen over $25 million awarded for a wide range of work including gravitational waves, string theory and cell division.

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