e27 attracts nerds, so when scientists announced proof of the existence of gravitational waves, we freaked out. Here is the audio
Kevin McSpadden, Donna Louisse and Mariel Argonza sit around the proverbial water cooler to talk about the most important science story in decades.
Here are some interesting show notes from the discussion.
IT’S OFFICIAL: Gravitational waves have been detected, Einstein was right: The news of Gravitational Waves
Gravitational Waves Exist: The Inside Story of How Scientists Finally Found Them: A tale from The New Yorker about how the experience of proving gravitational waves.
NASA Says Indian Scientist’s Theory Is Correct, Black Holes Don’t Really Exist: Do black holes exist? Maybe not
What Gravitational Waves Sound Like: Apparently it sounds like a chirp
We’ve Detected Gravitational Waves, So What?: Discovery News article cited by Kevin
A Universe from Nothing by Lawrence Krauss: The book cited by Mariel
What NASA has to say about Warp Drive: Sorry Donna, they still use the word ‘speculation’.
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