Ripples in Spacetime

Ripples in Spacetime

Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Astronomy

Book - 2017
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Provides an account of scientists' efforts to confirm Einstein's theory of gravitational waves and, following thier discovery, use the existence of gravitational waves to study the origins and structure of the universe.
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts :, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press,, 2017.
ISBN: 9780674971660
Characteristics: xi, 339 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: A spacetime appetizer
Relatively speaking
Einstein on trial
Wave talk and bar fights
The lives of stars
Clockwork precision
Laser quest
The path to perfection
Creation stories
Cold case
Gotcha
Black magic
Nanoscience
Follow-up questions
Space invaders
Surf's up for Einstein wave astronomy.
Summary: Provides an account of scientists' efforts to confirm Einstein's theory of gravitational waves and, following thier discovery, use the existence of gravitational waves to study the origins and structure of the universe.

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