Kip Stephen Thorne (born 1 Juin 1940) is an American theoretical pheesicist an Nobel laureate, kent for his contreibutions in gravitational pheesics an astropheesics.

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Kip Thorne
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Thorne in August 2007
BornKip Stephen Thorne
(1940-06-01) 1 Juin 1940 (age 80)
Logan, Utah, U.S.
EddicationCalifornie Institute o Technology (BS)
Princeton Varsity (MS, PhD)
Kent forThorne-Żytkow object
Roman arch
Thorne-Hawking-Preskill bet
Hauf-marrae(s)Linda Jean Peterson (m. 1960; div. 1977)
Carolee Joyce Winstein
(m. 1984)
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AwairdsLilienfeld Prize (1996)
Albert Einstein Medal (2009)[1]
Special Breakthrou Prize in Fundamental Pheesics (2016)
Gruber Prize in Cosmology (2016)
Shaw Prize (2016)
Kavli Prize (2016)
Harvey Prize (2016)
Princess o Asturias Awaird (2017)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (2017)
Lewis Thomas Prize (2018)
Scientific career
FieldsAstropheesics
Gravitational pheesics
InstitutionsCalifornie Institute o Technology
ThesisGeometrodynamics of cylindrical systems (1965)
Doctoral advisorJohn Archibald Wheeler
Doctoral studentsWilliam L. Burke[2]
Carlton M. Caves
Lee Samuel Finn
Sándor J. Kovács
David L. Lee
Alan Lightman
Don N. Page
William H. Press
Richard H. Price
Bernard F. Schutz
Saul Teukolsky
Clifford Martin Will

ReferencesEedit

  1. "einstein medal". Einstein-bern.ch. Retrieved 7 December 2014.
  2. "Kip Stephen Thorne". Mathematics Genealogy Project. North Dakota State University. Retrieved 6 September 2016.