Sheila Rowan: Glasgow fibres - hunting for gravitational waves

A scienceface video Sheila Rowan: Glasgow fibres - hunting for gravitational waves

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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?