Nature. 550(7674):19, OCTOBER 5, 2017 DOI: 10.1038/nature.2017.22737 , PMID: 28980656 Issn Print: 0028-0836 Publication Date: October 5, 2017 Print Gravitational wave detection wins physics Nobel Davide Castelvecchi; + Author Information Davide joined Nature in December 2012. Previously he has been an editor at Scientific American and a physical sciences reporter at Science News. He has degrees in mathematics and in science writing. Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid Abstract Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne share the 2017 prize for their work at LIGO to detect ripples in space-time.