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carolb Wrote:
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> Jonny, another question or two:
>
> What practical use, if any, is the discovery of
> these waves? What can scientists do now, with
> this knowledge?
>
> How did they know that they were caused by the
> collisions of these two particular black holes?
> Were these objects known in advance, and were
> scientists already watching them?
>
> Carol


Carol,

why are you bothering with such minutiae?
when there are grants and papers to write
conferences to attend,
career encompassing new detectors to build
all so very exciting and giddy

why would you want to spoil all this over
"details"

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Re: gravity waves "detected" 487 Susan Doris 11-Feb-16 17:44
Re: gravity waves "detected" 380 Sirius7237 11-Feb-16 18:30
Re: gravity waves "detected" 477 laughin 11-Feb-16 21:20
Re: gravity waves "detected" 396 JonnyMcA 12-Feb-16 14:23
Re: gravity waves "detected" 424 laughin 12-Feb-16 15:51
Re: gravity waves "detected" 280 JonnyMcA 12-Feb-16 16:31
Re: gravity waves "detected" 382 laughin 13-Feb-16 18:26
Re: gravity waves "detected" 434 JonnyMcA 13-Feb-16 18:41
Re: gravity waves "detected" 487 Me 15-Feb-16 15:57
Re: gravity waves "detected" 356 laughin 15-Feb-16 20:17
Re: gravity waves "detected" 395 carolb 13-Feb-16 21:53
Re: gravity waves "detected" 295 D-Archer 14-Feb-16 11:16
Re: gravity waves "detected" 318 carolb 14-Feb-16 14:54
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Re: gravity waves "detected" 413 carolb 14-Feb-16 22:31
Re: gravity waves "detected" 423 Aine 15-Feb-16 16:20
Re: gravity waves "detected" 349 D-Archer 15-Feb-16 09:59
Re: gravity waves "detected" 321 JonnyMcA 12-Feb-16 14:31
Re: gravity waves "detected" 365 carolb 13-Feb-16 21:29
Re: gravity waves "detected" 286 laughin 14-Feb-16 15:19
Re: gravity waves "detected" 214 skakos 15-Feb-16 14:07
Re: gravity waves "detected" 312 Pete Vanderzwet 11-Feb-16 21:06
Re: gravity waves "detected" 425 JonnyMcA 12-Feb-16 14:38
Onto Dark Energy waves! 376 Eddie Larry 11-Feb-16 21:34
It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 228 David L 12-Feb-16 12:50
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 312 Spiros 12-Feb-16 17:09
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 377 D-Archer 15-Feb-16 12:47
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 385 Aine 15-Feb-16 16:15
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 337 D-Archer 15-Feb-16 18:53
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 358 laughin 15-Feb-16 20:39
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 299 Aine 16-Feb-16 01:48
Re: gravity waves "detected" 423 dong 12-Feb-16 18:36
Re: gravity waves "detected" 400 laughin 13-Feb-16 03:26
Re: gravity waves "detected" 337 dong 16-Feb-16 07:41
Liego 341 laughin 15-Feb-16 04:17
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Re: gravity waves "detected" 376 Aine 15-Feb-16 22:31
Re: gravity waves "detected" 235 carolb 16-Feb-16 00:57
Re: gravity waves "detected" 323 D-Archer 16-Feb-16 11:47
Re: gravity waves "detected" 436 carolb 16-Feb-16 12:32
Re: gravity waves "detected" 281 D-Archer 16-Feb-16 14:13
Re: gravity waves "detected" 291 carolb 16-Feb-16 14:42
Re: gravity waves "detected" 271 D-Archer 16-Feb-16 15:17
Re: gravity waves "detected" 373 carolb 16-Feb-16 16:27
Re: gravity waves "detected" 401 D-Archer 17-Feb-16 14:08
Really? 291 Sirfiroth 17-Feb-16 15:11
Re: Really? 392 JonnyMcA 17-Feb-16 15:32
Re: Really? 376 D-Archer 17-Feb-16 15:42
Re: gravity waves "detected" 402 carolb 17-Feb-16 18:05
mods! 340 D-Archer 18-Feb-16 11:13
Re: mods! 427 carolb 18-Feb-16 14:14
Re: mods! 402 D-Archer 18-Feb-16 16:02
Re: gravity waves "detected" 517 Sirfiroth 17-Feb-16 01:06
Re: gravity waves "detected" 337 Aine 17-Feb-16 14:48
Re: gravity waves "detected" 372 JonnyMcA 17-Feb-16 15:19
Re: gravity waves "detected" 262 Sirfiroth 17-Feb-16 15:39
Re: gravity waves "detected" 322 JonnyMcA 17-Feb-16 17:37
Re: gravity waves "detected" 414 Aine 17-Feb-16 18:49
Re: gravity waves "detected" 366 laughin 16-Feb-16 20:24
Re: gravity waves "detected" 213 D-Archer 17-Feb-16 16:23
Gravy Waves 523 D-Archer 20-Feb-16 11:39
Playing devil’s advocate on the discovery of gravitational waves 466 laughin 02-Mar-16 18:23
Scientists: we're 100% convinced 301 laughin 07-Mar-16 17:13
Black holes and big bangs can't co-exist 410 laughin 13-Mar-16 04:52
Re: gravity waves "detected" 328 brett z 20-Apr-16 23:42
Re: gravity waves "detected" 342 laughin 21-Apr-16 14:02
Re: gravity waves "detected" 256 OCaptain 10-May-16 12:45
Re: gravity waves "detected" 208 laughin 10-May-16 13:16
Re: gravity waves "detected" 270 OCaptain 10-May-16 13:21
Re: gravity waves "detected" 326 laughin 10-May-16 19:25
Re: gravity waves "detected" 451 OCaptain 10-May-16 22:56
Re: gravity waves "detected" 328 laughin 11-May-16 15:32
Re: gravity waves "detected" 410 JonnyMcA 11-May-16 16:53
Re: gravity waves "detected" 431 laughin 12-May-16 16:26
pompousness "detected" 368 laughin 18-May-16 15:25
bump- 2 weeks 469 laughin 27-May-16 15:02
Re: bump- 3 weeks 405 laughin 02-Jun-16 23:20
Re: bump- 4 weeks and why isn't Carolb patrolling the threads 420 laughin 10-Jun-16 15:42
Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 379 laughin 04-May-16 13:15
Re: Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 413 D-Archer 09-May-16 19:05
Re: Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 214 OCaptain 10-May-16 12:46
Re: Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 432 laughin 10-May-16 13:27
Re: Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 277 OCaptain 10-May-16 16:39
Re: Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 333 laughin 10-May-16 19:10
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Re: LIGO press conf, June 15 345 D-Archer 15-Jun-16 14:48


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