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ⓘ Adalberto Giazotto was an Italian physicist. He was born in Genoa, Italy. He helped design the Virgo interferometer, which first detected gravitational waves in ..




Adalberto Giazotto
                                     

ⓘ Adalberto Giazotto

Adalberto Giazotto was an Italian physicist. He was born in Genoa, Italy. He helped design the Virgo interferometer, which first detected gravitational waves in 2017.

Giazotto won the Caterina Tomassoni e Felice Pietro Chisesi Prize, a Matteucci Medal, and shared the Enrico Fermi Prize with Barry Barish in 2016.

Giazotto died in Rome, Italy of a heart attack on 16 November 2017 at the age of 77.

                                     
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