Rumors Flying Nearly as Fast as Their Subject: Have Gravitational Waves Been Detected?

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Ok if this turns out to be true… That is a huge find…

Originally shared by +Universe Today

Rumors Flying Nearly as Fast as Their Subject: Have Gravitational Waves Been Detected?

Last week the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) stated rather nonchalantly that they will be hosting a press conference on Monday, March 17th, to announce a “major discovery.” Without a potential topic for journalists to muse on, this was as melodramatic as it got.

But then the Guardian posted an article on the subject and the rumors went into overdrive. The speculation is this: a U.S. team is on the verge of confirming they have detected primordial gravitational waves — ripples in the fabric of spacetime that carry echoes of the big bang nearly 14 billion years ago.

Read more: http://www.universetoday.com/110353/rumors-flying-nearly-as-fast-as-their-subject-have-gravitational-waves-been-detected/#ixzz2w95HM76L

 

Comments: 5

  1. Darryl Van Gaal 16 Mar 2014 Reply

    This would be amazing!!!!

  2. Brent Burzycki 16 Mar 2014 Reply

    The sad part is how few think or understand how cool this might be…

  3. Darryl Van Gaal 16 Mar 2014 Reply

    Brent, I think it's in part because Relativity and the whole concept of the CBR is a bit hard to wrap your head around….

  4. Brent Burzycki 16 Mar 2014 Reply

    +Darryl Van Gaal I hope that is what it is – because in many cases I have found most just do not care about anything others than starbucks and other not so critical things..

    I will stick with your theory and hope for the better..

  5. Chris Bagley 16 Mar 2014 Reply

    This could be huge! Pretty freaking cool!

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