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Gravity Waves

Ripples in the Cosmic Pond

Dave Pruett | Posted 02.16.2017 | Science
Dave Pruett

I am now exclusively occupied with the problem of gravitation, and hope, with the help of a local mathematician friend, to overcome all the difficulti...

Gravitational Waves: Why Are Scientists Celebrating?

Bryan Gaensler | Posted 02.12.2017 | Science
Bryan Gaensler

There have been many scientific highlights of physics and astronomy in recent years: the Higgs Boson, landing a probe on a comet, and an amazing fly-by of Pluto. But all this is dwarfed by what has been announced this week. A new era of science has begun.

Big Bangs, Inflation and B-Modes... Oh, My!

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 05.18.2014 | Science
Dr. Sten Odenwald

The uniformity of the cosmic background radiation turns out to be a big problem for the Big Bang theory. It should not be smooth across the sky at all! Big Bang theory v. 1.0 could never explain this smoothness problem.

Hunt For Elusive 'Gravity Waves' Heats Up

Posted 05.03.2013 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/02/2013 02:07 PM EDT on In the next five years or so, scientists are poised to discover proof that spa...

Bizarre Gravity Waves Take Physicist By Surprise

Posted 02.23.2013 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 02/22/2013 11:11 AM EST on LiveScience Star-shaped waves can form in vibrating tanks of liq...