Ronald Drever

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Ron Drever
BornRonald William Prest Drever
26 October 1931[1]
Beeshoptoun, Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK
Died7 Mairch 2017(2017-03-07) (aged 85)[1]
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
NaitionalityBreetish
CitizenshipBreetish
Alma materVarsity o Glesga (PhD)
Kent forLaser stabilizing technique
Pioneering laser interferometric gravitational wave observation.
Awairds
Scientific career
FieldsPheesics, Laser pheesics, Experimental Gravitation
InstitutionsCalifornie Institute o Technology, Varsity o Glesga
ThesisStudies of orbital electron capture uisin proportional coonters (1959)
Wabsteid
www.pma.caltech.edu/content/ronald-w-drever

Ronald William Prest Drever (26 October 1931 – 7 Mairch 2017) wis a Scots experimental pheesicist.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Caltech Mourns the Passing of LIGO Co-founder Ronald W. P. Drever". Whitney Clavin. Caltech. 8 March 2017. Retrieved 10 March 2017.