Jacqueline Goldstein discusses a ground breaking discovery involving gravitational waves and gold. http://news.mit.edu/2017/ligo-virgo-first-detection-gravitational-waves-colliding-neutron-stars-1016
The discovery of gravitational waves, the last piece of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity to be proved, certainly amounts to the biggest discovery in physics since the discovery of the Higgs boson a few years ago. So, the Perpetual Notion Machine invited UW-Madison astrophysicist Peter Timbie on the show this week to explain gravitational waves […]
On this special pledge drive edition of the Perpetual Notion Machine, longtime PNM’er Matthew Zmudka, and PNM newcomer Jake Walters describe how important science is to society and people, and why PNM is so important in letting people know what is going on in science. To this end, Matthew explains the recent and major discovery […]
(WORT) — It turns out Albert Einstein was right. Huge news out of the science world, gravitational waves theorized by Einstein have been found. UW-Madison Astronomy students Arthur Eigenbrot and Anna Williams have more on this exciting development.