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2017 Physics Nobel Prize in Physics for Gravitational Waves?

It's been a big couple of years for gravitational waves, with their first direct discovery announced by LIGO in February 2016, and a host of nice followup results. Most (and very) recently, a detection of merging black holes using LIGO plus Virgo. There's also lots of speculation (and predictions here) that soon a neutron-star – neutron-star merger detection will be announced.

As the detections seem firm and appear to have withstood scrutiny, talk of a Nobel prize has begun. The discovery is clearly prize-worthy, but how about the timing?

Will the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics be awarded for the discovery of gravitational waves using the LIGO instrument?

No requirement is places on which individuals are named, just on the cited discovery.

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