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Two SU professors interviewed by NPR after Nobel win

Duncan Brown and Stefan Ballmer

Duncan Brown and Stefan Ballmer

October 3, 2017

Duncan Brown and Stefan Ballmer were interviewed by local NPR affiliate WRVO regarding the LIGO project's recently awarded Nobel Prize in Physics. "We all invested our careers in this," Ballmer said. "We know that it's a new frontier in physics, peeling back the curtain of the unknown a little more for all of humanity." Said Brown, "The information encoded in those gravitational waves tells us about the universe, how stars evolve, how they live, how they die. It's not everyday that you get to be part of a whole new field of astronomy." Read more at wrvo.org.