Narendra Modi congratulates scientists over fundamental physics award

May 04, 2016, 18:00 IST | A Correspondent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday congratulated Indian scientists who are among the recipients of the Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics on Twitter.

Narendra ModiNarendra Modi. Pic/PTI

Here's what he said

The Selection Committee of the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics had on Tuesday announced a Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics, recognising scientists and engineers' contribution to the exceptional detection of gravitational waves.

The Fundamental Physics Prize is awarded by the Fundamental Physics Prize Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to awarding physicists involved in fundamental research. It was founded in July 2012 by Russian physicist and internet entrepreneur Yuri Milner.

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