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Gravitational wave discovery – In the News

John Kerr posted in on February 12th, 2016.

The discovery of tiny ripples in the fabric of space and time is causing big waves in national and global media. This morning scientists from the LIGO announced that they had detected gravitational waves, confirming predictions based on Einstein’s theory of relativity proposed 100 years ago. Read more about the discovery and expert reaction from […]

Gravitational waves found – Expert Reaction

John Kerr posted in on February 12th, 2016.

Scientists have confirmed the discovery of minuscule ripples in the fabric of space and time. This morning (NZT) researchers from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO), confirmed they had detected gravitational waves. A full release from LIGO is available here. Gravitational waves are distortions or ‘ripples’ in the fabric of space-time caused by some of […]

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