, May, the 16th, the 2018 EPS Edison Volta Prize as been awarded to
- Alain Brillet, Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur, Nice, France
- Karsten Danzmann, Max-Planck- Institut für Gravitationsphysik and Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany
- Adalberto Giazotto, † INFN, Pisa, Italy
- Jim Hough, University of Glasgow, UK
for the development, in their respective countries, of key technologies and innovative experimental solutions, that enabled the advanced interferometric gravitational wave detectors LIGO and Virgo to detect the first gravitational wave signals from mergers of Black Holes and of Neutron Stars.
Congratulations to our colleagues !
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