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"There's no way it's real"

Written by Samantha Usman, who is currently pursuing an MPhil at Cardiff University, UK under the supervision of Prof. Stephen Fairhurst. She graduated in May 2016 with a BS in Mathematics and Physics at… 1,154 more words


The relativity experiment you hold every day

After the discovery of gravitational waves, there’s a lot of talk about Einstein’s General Relativity. We usually talk about it in the context of black holes and other things we don’t quite see every day, but I bet you held a relativity experiment… 289 more words

This genius map explains how everything in physics is connected

Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from black holes and wormholes to… 479 more words


From MIT: "LIGO back online, ready for more discoveries"

MIT News

November 30, 2016
Jennifer Chu

Upgrades make detectors more sensitive to gravitational waves.

After making several upgrades, scientists have restarted the twin detectors of LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory. 1,065 more words

Basic Research

Proving the Existence of Gravitational Waves and the Subsequent Reality of “Wave Memory”: June’s Discovery Continues Into October

This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you plan to do wit… 1,019 more words


Infinite LIGO Dreams

There was a special event in the School of Physics & Astronomy here at Cardiff University on Friday afternoon – the unveiling of a new work of art in our coffee area. 103 more words

The Universe And Stuff

LISA Pathfinder exceeds all expectations, and begins the era of gravitational astronomy

LISA Pathfinder has exceeded all expectations, and it is with this result that the ESA work, the Italian Space Agency (ASI), the National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN) and the University of Trento has been awarded. 989 more words