Kip Thorne

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Kip Thorne

Kip Thorne researched many different topics. Such as gravatational waves , black holes , worm holes and time travel.He made a discoveries in gravataion and astrophysics.During this time the first untethered space walk occured which influenced him to study gravatational waves.

Accomplishments

June , 1 , 1940Age - 73Born in Logan,Utah

Thorne has been elected to::The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, (1972):The National Academy of Sciences,:The Russian Academy of Sciences, andthe American Philosophical Society.He has been recognized by numerous awards including::The American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award in Physics and Astronomy,:The Phi Beta Kappa Science Writing Award,:The American Physical Society's Lilienfeld Prize,the German Astronomical Society's Karl Schwarzschild Medal,:The Robinson Prize in Cosmology from the University of Newcastle, England,:The Albert Einstein Medal in 2009 from the Albert Einstein Society, Bern, Switzerland,:The Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society's Common Wealth Awards for Science and Invention, and:The California Science Center's California Scientist of the Year Award (2003).

Contribution/Impact

Kip Thorne was known for studying Gravatational waves and Blackholes.Kip Thorne contributed to the theoretical understanding of black holes and gravitational radiation

Citations

Source Listhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kip_Thornehttp://cnr2.kent.edu/~manley/astronomers.html

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