Rumours of big discovery – Gravitational Waves

There is a lot of back chatter, excitement and tweets flowing about the probable discovery of Gravitational Waves. “Hey wait a second, that was announced already“, you might say. True indeed, there was an announcement made on 17 March 2014, but that was withdrawn on 30 January 2015 because further analysis concluded that “the signal can be entirely … Read more

Gravitational waves … ripples in the very fabric of our existence

The UK’s Guardian reports that the discovery of primordial gravitational waves by the Bicep telescope at the south pole could potentially give scientists insights into how universe was born. They write … There is intense speculation among cosmologists that a US team is on the verge of confirming they have detected “primordial gravitational waves” – an … Read more