Gravitational Wave Observatories

Gravitational Wave Observatories

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Bernard Schutz explains the evolution of gravitational wave astronomy starting from Einstein to the first detection of gravitational waves.

100 years after Albert Einstein's predictions, both Advanced LIGO detectors detected gravitational waves for the first time.

Jim Hough explains how Einstein developed his theory of space-time and how gravitational waves are a natural result of the theory

Sheila Rowan explains some of the technologies needed to find gravitational waves

Marielle van Veggel demonstrates a novel technology to glue glass together

What are gravitational waves and how can we observe them?