gravitational wave

Gravitational Astronomy? How Detecting Gravitational Waves Changes Everything

We’ve now had multiple detections of gravitational waves, opening up a whole new field: gravitational astronomy. We talk about the…

6 years ago

What Was Cosmic Inflation? The Quest to Understand the Earliest Universe

The Big Bang was a tremendous theory, but it had a few problems. In 1980 Alan Guth developed the revolutionary…

6 years ago

Gravitational Wave Detectors: How They Work

Time to brush up on your gravitational wave basics, if you haven't done so! In Gravitational waves and how they…

7 years ago

Gravitational Waves and How They Distort Space

It's official: on February 11, 10:30 EST, there will be a big press conference about gravitational waves by the people…

7 years ago

Effects of Einstein’s Elusive Gravitational Waves Observed

Two white dwarfs similar to those in the system SDSS J065133.338+284423.37 spiral together in this illustration from NASA. Credit: D.…

10 years ago