Gravity Waves?

March 20, 2014 at 1:35 pm | Posted in Media, Science, Space | 2 Comments

Not sure what all the fuss is about in science circles these days? It’s the first direct proof of the inflationary model of the big bang. Here’s the idea explained – light evidence of gravity waves in a predicted pattern – and stronger than they expected.

The NY Times takes a crack at explaining it here. More detail, and how they kept it a secret, on Wired.

David

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  1. Lots more background on the theory:
    http://www.edge.org/conversation/whats-new-in-the-universe

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  2. […] couple of years ago, I wrote a short bit about gravity waves. It’s the last prediction of Einstein’s General Relativity that hadn’t been […]

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