Gravitational Waves


In 1916,  Albert Einstein pondered his general theory of relativity, suggesting gravity as a distortion of space and time triggered by the presence of matter. One hundred years later, scientists at LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory ) proved Einstein right. Read link below –

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/ligo-gravitational-wave-1.3443697

It dawned on me – appreciating the magnitude of this week’s announcement, affirmation of Einstein’s theory – called for understanding what the fuss was about. With that in mind, I offer a short video explaining gravitational waves – – – –