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 Modi. Pic/PTI
Here's what he said
Congratulations to the Indian scientists who are among the recipients of the Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 4, 2016
These scientists have been awarded for detection of gravitational waves, an exceptional scientific accomplishment.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 4, 2016
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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