Kip Thorne co-writer of Nolan’s Interstellar, awarded Nobel Prize for Physics

Kip Thorne co-writer of Nolan's Interstellar, awarded Nobel Prize for Physics

Kip Thorne co-writer of Nolan’s Interstellar, awarded Nobel Prize for Physics Kip Thorne : Oscar Awards snubbed science epic Interstellar and its co-writer Thorne. Nobel committee knows better than that. New Delhi: What has one of this year’s Nobel Prize winning physicist to do with making a Hollywood film a blockbuster? A lot, if you ask. While Oscars gave a royal snub to the writers and creators of Interstellar, Nobel Prize committee know better than. Before this Tuesday, Kip S Thorne, the 77-year-old American theoretical physicist whose work on gravitational…

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Nobel goes for finding brain’s ‘GPS’

Nobel goes for finding brain’s ‘GPS’

Nobel goes for finding brain’s ‘GPS’ The award covered research on how the brain keeps track of where we are by mapping our place within our environment Nobel : Many drivers now depend on a global positioning system (GPS) to navigate roads in unfamiliar towns or subdivisions. But the brain has its own GPS-like system. It helps people and other animals orient themselves in their environment. For figuring out how this brain network works, the Nobel Prize committee granted this year’s award in Physiology or Medicine to three neuroscientists. The…

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