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A neutron star collision detected by gravitational waves is Science's 2017 Breakthrough of the Year.
AAAS Fellow and a member awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing a type of microscopy that reveals life’s smallest molecules at work.
Three American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows were awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Scientific organizations partnering with the March for Science are stressing the need for scientists to connect more directly with policymakers and the public both now and in the future to build support for science and explain its value for society.