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How Initial LIGO's null results paved the way to success

ResearchGate | Posted 10.20.2016 | Science

Credit: Pennsylvania State UniversitySometimes negative results are unexpected, but contribute to advances in science. Sometimes they're by design, wi...

The Triabrain And Answers Unleashed

Olympia LePoint | Posted 07.08.2016 | Science
Olympia LePoint

Have you ever thought about someone and they emailed seconds later? Can thoughts heal your body? Is the brain able to predict new technology? When I ...

Birthday Black Holes

Rana X Adhikari | Posted 06.22.2016 | Science
Rana X Adhikari

A few days after my birthday last year, the LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory) project detected its first ever signal from the...

Why Gravitational Waves Are Red Herrings

Deepak Chopra | Posted 02.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra, MD, Menas C. Kafatos, PhD, Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D. When big science gets a major boost, the news goes around the world with an a...

Do Scientist Doubt The Detection Of Gravitational Waves?

Quora | Posted 02.18.2017 | Science

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

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...

Making Waves in the Teenage Mind: What the LIGO Discovery Means to Us

Jordan Hartzell | Posted 02.17.2017 | Teen
Jordan Hartzell

Doesn't a discovery that confirmed Einstein's prediction of spacetime ripples deserve a little more than a comment that was "totes" just patronizing to me and ignorant of the meaning of my post?

Everything You Need To Know About Gravitational Waves

Quora | Posted 02.15.2017 | Science

Extremely important! This is surely one of the most important discoveries in physics in the past several decades. It is not even so much the confirmation of the gravitational waves themselves, we were very confident that they existed, it is that we now have the ability to observe the universe using this entirely new spectrum.

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.

Supersensitive 'Wave' Detector Set To Go Online | Elizabeth Howell | Posted 04.14.2014 | Science

The ripples from violent cosmic collisions can be felt far across the universe, and thanks to a new, sensitive detector expected to start collecting d...