Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Gravity Waves Discovered

One of the most significant discoveries may have taken place in the field of physics.

In 1915 Albert Einstein theorized that massive objects could cause ripples in local space/time.  These "ripples" are better known as gravity Waves.

One of the devices that has the best chance of discovering gravitational waves is the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory which was upgraded in 2015.

Gravity waves are the product of two massive objects colliding or the rapid collapse of a massive star. The more massive the collapse or collision, the greater and more numerous the ripples.

For more information click the Gizmodo.com link        

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