Jump to content

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

knocker

Advanced Ligo gravitational wave hunt is green lit

Recommended Posts

 

One of the great physics experiments of our age looks ready to begin its quest.

 

Scientists have held a dedication ceremony to inaugurate the Advanced Ligo facilities in the US.

 

This pair of widely separated laboratories will be hunting for gravitational waves.

These ripples in the fabric of space-time are predicted to result from extreme cosmic events, such as the merger of black holes and the explosive demise of giant stars.

 

Confirmation of the waves' existence should open up a new paradigm in astronomy.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-32812326

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

×
×
  • Create New...