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Researchers from the RIT College of Science and the Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation congratulated Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne and Barry Barish for winning the Nobel Prize in Physics for their contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves. Research conducted by RIT scientists was integral to the breakthrough detection of gravitational waves from binary black holes by the LIGO Scientific Collaboration.