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February 22, 2016
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Special IOP Scotland Lecture: The Hunt for Gravitational Waves

“Listening to Einstein’s Universe: the hunt for gravitational waves” Professor Martin Hendry (University of Glasgow and LIGO Scientific Collaboration) The spring series of Institute of Physics Scotland public lectures in Glasgow begins on Thursday 25th February at 6pm, with a … Continue reading

February 22, 2016
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Topical Science – Gravitational Waves

Physicists have confirmed the existence of gravitational waves, ripples in the fabric of spacetime that travel at the speed of light. Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity predicted the existence of these waves 100 years ago, but this is the first … Continue reading

February 12, 2016
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Gravitational Waves Detected!

Yesterday was an exciting day in the science world, when the detection of gravitational waves was announced. Scottish scientists were heavily involved in the collaboration which detected the gravitational waves. For more information on gravitational waves, check out these links… … Continue reading

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