Nobel prizes would be better without all the fame and fortune

 作者:阎点     |      日期:2019-03-14 07:20:01
Caltech/MIT/LIGO Lab Every October, the world awaits a series of announcements from Sweden, as the winners of the prestigious Nobel prizes are named. This year they included the physics prize awarded to Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne for the development of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO), and the subsequent direct detection of gravitational waves. Sure, it is one of the great successes of modern science, but remember also that it is the culmination of a century of theory, experimentation and observation. Founded in 1901,