Kip Thorne

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Kip Thorne
Kip Thorne at Caltech.jpg
Thorne in August 2007
Born Kip Stephen Thorne
(1940-06-01) 1 Juin 1940 (age 79)
Logan, Utah, U.S.
Eddication Californie Institute o Technology (BS)
Princeton Varsity (MS, PhD)
Kent for Thorne-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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Awairds Lilienfeld 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
Fields Astropheesics
Gravitational pheesics
Institutions Californie Institute o Technology
Thesis Geometrodynamics of cylindrical systems (1965)
Doctoral advisor John Archibald Wheeler
Doctoral students William 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

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