Narendra Modi congratulates scientists over fundamental physics award
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.