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On Gravitational Waves

With LIGO (pioneered by the greats like Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne, and Ronald W. P. Drever) going nuts in September 2015, and twice later, gravitational waves seem to be physical reality, not just predictions. 1,098 more words

Relativity

Gravitational waves (and related) links

The premiere of Philosopher’s Hat this week was a great success!  Thank you so much to those who joined. 97 more words

Gravitational Waves

Gravitational Waves: What Next?

I’ve recently been writing an assignment on gravitational waves, so I thought I might share some of what I have learned with you!

Gravitational Waves are a big thing in physics. 596 more words

Physics

Amaldi12 – The Edoardo Amaldi Conference on Gravitational Waves

It’s been a busy few weeks for CQG – we’ve been to the Era of Gravitational Wave Astronomy conference in Paris, hosted the annual Editorial Board meeting in London, attended the Loops17 conference in Warsaw and now it’s time to fly off to California for… 95 more words

IOPselect

Tying loose ends? Gravitational waves could solve string theory, study claims - Hannah Devlin Last modified on Wednesday 5 July 2017 06.27 EDT

New paper suggests that the hotly contested physics thesis, which involves the existence of six ‘extra dimensions’, may be settled by cutting-edge laser detectors 270 more words

Point Of Interest

Astronomical and Other Events this Week

This week sees the 2017 National Astronomy Meeting which is taking place in Hull (which, for those of you unfamiliar with British geography, is in the Midlands). 268 more words

The Universe And Stuff