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2017 Nobel Prize in Physics jointly awarded to three US scientists – Rainer Weiss, Kip S. Thorne and Barry C. Barish
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics has been jointly awarded to three US scientists – Rainer Weiss, Kip S. Thorne and Barry C. Barish – for the detection of gravitational waves. The ripples were predicted by Albert Einstein and are a fundamental consequence of his General Theory of Relativity. The winners are members of the ..
Topics: Barry Barish • Gravitational-wave astronomy • Guggenheim Fellows • Kip Thorne • LIGO • Natural sciences • Nobel laureates in Physics • Particle physicists • Physical sciences • Physics • Rainer Weiss
Three notable Indian Americans, two inventors and a researcher were named by US President Barack Obama as recipients of National Medal of Science, and National Medal of Technology and Innovation. The Indian American scientists figured in a celebrated White House honors list for 2011, broadly underscoring India’s continued contribution to American advances. Two of them ..
Topics: Awards • B. Jayant Baliga • Baliga • Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences • Guggenheim Fellows • Learned societies • National academies • National Medal • National Medal of Technology and Innovation • Rakesh Agrawal • S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan • Varadhan
Paper I(Part I)1. Beattie : Other Cultures2. Beals & Hoijer/ : An Introduction to Anthropology3. Haviland : An Introduction to Anthropology4. Vaid : Economy and Social Relations5. U.S. Mishra : An Introduction to Social-Cultural Anthropology (in Hindi)6. Mishra & Hasnain : Unifying Anthropology7. Honigman : he World of Man8. Herskovits : Cultural Anthropology9. Majumdar & ..