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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" 570 Susan Doris 11-Feb-16 17:44
Re: gravity waves "detected" 459 Sirius7237 11-Feb-16 18:30
Re: gravity waves "detected" 561 laughin 11-Feb-16 21:20
Re: gravity waves "detected" 479 JonnyMcA 12-Feb-16 14:23
Re: gravity waves "detected" 519 laughin 12-Feb-16 15:51
Re: gravity waves "detected" 360 JonnyMcA 12-Feb-16 16:31
Re: gravity waves "detected" 467 laughin 13-Feb-16 18:26
Re: gravity waves "detected" 517 JonnyMcA 13-Feb-16 18:41
Re: gravity waves "detected" 582 Me 15-Feb-16 15:57
Re: gravity waves "detected" 434 laughin 15-Feb-16 20:17
Re: gravity waves "detected" 472 carolb 13-Feb-16 21:53
Re: gravity waves "detected" 368 D-Archer 14-Feb-16 11:16
Re: gravity waves "detected" 383 carolb 14-Feb-16 14:54
Re: gravity waves "detected" 381 Sirius7237 14-Feb-16 20:08
Re: gravity waves "detected" 482 carolb 14-Feb-16 22:31
Re: gravity waves "detected" 495 Aine 15-Feb-16 16:20
Re: gravity waves "detected" 419 D-Archer 15-Feb-16 09:59
Re: gravity waves "detected" 395 JonnyMcA 12-Feb-16 14:31
Re: gravity waves "detected" 435 carolb 13-Feb-16 21:29
Re: gravity waves "detected" 347 laughin 14-Feb-16 15:19
Re: gravity waves "detected" 289 skakos 15-Feb-16 14:07
Re: gravity waves "detected" 380 Pete Vanderzwet 11-Feb-16 21:06
Re: gravity waves "detected" 503 JonnyMcA 12-Feb-16 14:38
Onto Dark Energy waves! 441 Eddie Larry 11-Feb-16 21:34
It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 296 David L 12-Feb-16 12:50
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 386 Spiros 12-Feb-16 17:09
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 451 D-Archer 15-Feb-16 12:47
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 461 Aine 15-Feb-16 16:15
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 413 D-Archer 15-Feb-16 18:53
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 433 laughin 15-Feb-16 20:39
Re: It took 100 years to discover what Einstein already knew 371 Aine 16-Feb-16 01:48
Re: gravity waves "detected" 499 dong 12-Feb-16 18:36
Re: gravity waves "detected" 493 laughin 13-Feb-16 03:26
Re: gravity waves "detected" 415 dong 16-Feb-16 07:41
Liego 410 laughin 15-Feb-16 04:17
Gravity Waves of Propaganda the Sequel 403 D-Archer 15-Feb-16 09:48
Re: gravity waves "detected" 486 skakos 15-Feb-16 12:58
Re: gravity waves "detected" 450 Aine 15-Feb-16 22:31
Re: gravity waves "detected" 320 carolb 16-Feb-16 00:57
Re: gravity waves "detected" 398 D-Archer 16-Feb-16 11:47
Re: gravity waves "detected" 537 carolb 16-Feb-16 12:32
Re: gravity waves "detected" 352 D-Archer 16-Feb-16 14:13
Re: gravity waves "detected" 367 carolb 16-Feb-16 14:42
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Re: gravity waves "detected" 470 carolb 16-Feb-16 16:27
Re: gravity waves "detected" 479 D-Archer 17-Feb-16 14:08
Really? 367 Sirfiroth 17-Feb-16 15:11
Re: Really? 475 JonnyMcA 17-Feb-16 15:32
Re: Really? 466 D-Archer 17-Feb-16 15:42
Re: gravity waves "detected" 466 carolb 17-Feb-16 18:05
mods! 420 D-Archer 18-Feb-16 11:13
Re: mods! 504 carolb 18-Feb-16 14:14
Re: mods! 500 D-Archer 18-Feb-16 16:02
Re: gravity waves "detected" 582 Sirfiroth 17-Feb-16 01:06
Re: gravity waves "detected" 401 Aine 17-Feb-16 14:48
Re: gravity waves "detected" 445 JonnyMcA 17-Feb-16 15:19
Re: gravity waves "detected" 333 Sirfiroth 17-Feb-16 15:39
Re: gravity waves "detected" 409 JonnyMcA 17-Feb-16 17:37
Re: gravity waves "detected" 496 Aine 17-Feb-16 18:49
Re: gravity waves "detected" 441 laughin 16-Feb-16 20:24
Re: gravity waves "detected" 290 D-Archer 17-Feb-16 16:23
Gravy Waves 606 D-Archer 20-Feb-16 11:39
Playing devil’s advocate on the discovery of gravitational waves 550 laughin 02-Mar-16 18:23
Scientists: we're 100% convinced 374 laughin 07-Mar-16 17:13
Black holes and big bangs can't co-exist 474 laughin 13-Mar-16 04:52
Re: gravity waves "detected" 412 brett z 20-Apr-16 23:42
Re: gravity waves "detected" 419 laughin 21-Apr-16 14:02
Re: gravity waves "detected" 338 OCaptain 10-May-16 12:45
Re: gravity waves "detected" 318 laughin 10-May-16 13:16
Re: gravity waves "detected" 355 OCaptain 10-May-16 13:21
Re: gravity waves "detected" 401 laughin 10-May-16 19:25
Re: gravity waves "detected" 514 OCaptain 10-May-16 22:56
Re: gravity waves "detected" 412 laughin 11-May-16 15:32
Re: gravity waves "detected" 512 JonnyMcA 11-May-16 16:53
Re: gravity waves "detected" 514 laughin 12-May-16 16:26
pompousness "detected" 452 laughin 18-May-16 15:25
bump- 2 weeks 552 laughin 27-May-16 15:02
Re: bump- 3 weeks 493 laughin 02-Jun-16 23:20
Re: bump- 4 weeks and why isn't Carolb patrolling the threads 483 laughin 10-Jun-16 15:42
Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 465 laughin 04-May-16 13:15
Re: Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 474 D-Archer 09-May-16 19:05
Re: Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 290 OCaptain 10-May-16 12:46
Re: Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 504 laughin 10-May-16 13:27
Re: Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 342 OCaptain 10-May-16 16:39
Re: Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers Are Weaker Than Predicted 397 laughin 10-May-16 19:10
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Re: LIGO press conf, June 15 415 D-Archer 15-Jun-16 14:48


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