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Born in Logan, Utah, USA

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Kip Thorne was born on June 1, 1940 in Logan, Utah, USA. He is known for his work on Interstellar (2014), LIGO and Horizon (1964). He has been married to Carolee Joyce Winstein since July 7, 1984. He was previously married to Linda Jean Peterson.

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Carolee Joyce Winstein (7 July 1984 - present)
Linda Jean Peterson (12 September 1960 - 1977) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

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With his first wife has two children: Kares Anne and Bret Carter Thorne.
Kip S. Thorne is an internationally famed physicist who works in the fields of theoretical physics, gravitational physics, and astrophysics.
Became a full tenured professor at the California Institute of Technology in 1970, and holds the position of Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics at Caltech (1991 - present).
Holds the degrees of B.S. in Physics from California Institute of Technology (1962); A.M. in Physics from Princeton (1963); and Ph.D. in Physics from Princeton (1965).
Son of Professors D. Wynne Thorne and Alison C. Thorne.
Kip Thorne won the Nobel Prize in physics in 2017 along with two other professors. The scientists discovered proof of gravitational waves.

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