Robin McKie wins award for excellence

Journalist Robin McKie from the UK newspaper The Observer has won the special award for excellence of the first European Journalism Prize for his piece "Hunting ripples in the fabric of space".

The article on British involvement in the search for gravitational waves was first published in the Discover Physics section of the printed version of The Observer.

Read his article here:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/apr/15/gravitational-waves-search-breakthrough