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The Art And Beauty Of General Relativity

The Art And Beauty Of General Relativity by Margaret Wertheim Photo credit: General relativity isn’t only a powerfully descriptive theory, but there’s a beauty in its elegance. One hundred years ago this month, an obscure German physicist named Albert Einstein ...

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What are gravitational waves

What are gravitational waves? What does the apparent discovery of gravitational waves by the Bicep telescope say about inflation and the big bang? Gravitational waves are ripples in the space-time continuum, which was envisaged by Albert Einstein in his general ...

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