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laughin Wrote:
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> hi dong,
>
> according to scientists the only thing the
> experiment can detect is two black holes merging.
> so since it detected something, what else could it
> be but two black holes merging?
>
> [www.thedailystar.net]-
> gravitational-force-510103
> 7 facts about gravitational force
>
>
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1. Gravitational waves were first predicted
> by Albert Einstein 100 years ago. It's taken that
> long for our technology to catch up to his
> brilliance and confirm the theory.
>
> 2. Scientists suspect that two merging black holes
> emit more energy in the form of gravitational
> waves in the last few minutes before they collide
> than a single star emits over billions of years.
>
> 3. Gravitational waves contract and expand the
> fabric of space-time, but only by a very small
> amount. The LIGO instruments (one shown below) are
> designed to detect a distortion that is 1 million
> times smaller than the width of a hydrogen atom.
>
> 4. Gravitational waves allow us to detect — for
> the first time — when two black holes are about
> to collide. The signal that LIGO scientists
> discovered from such a collision, released 50
> times more energy in the form of gravitational
> waves than all of the power put out by all of the
> stars in the universe put together!

>
> 5. But it's not just black holes that emit
> gravitational waves — it's any two bodies in
> orbit. That means the Sun and Earth emit
> gravitational waves too. But those waves carry 100
> billion times less energy than two merging black
> holes, making it impossible to detect with current
> technology.
>
> 6.Scientists also estimate that two black holes
> merge somewhere in the universe once every 15
> minutes
. That's a lot of gravitational waves
> that we can now detect!
>
> 7. Before the first detection of gravitational
> waves, we had no way of knowing if black holes
> could merge. So this discovery doesn't just
> confirm Einstein's prediction. It also reveals a
> brand new behavior in the cosmos that we never
> knew existed before.
>
>
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> you
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gravity waves "detected" 1562 laughin 11-Feb-16 16:34
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Re: gravity waves "detected" 561 laughin 11-Feb-16 21:20
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Re: gravity waves "detected" 582 Me 15-Feb-16 15:57
Re: gravity waves "detected" 434 laughin 15-Feb-16 20:17
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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" 288 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 450 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 412 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" 414 dong 16-Feb-16 07:41
Liego 410 laughin 15-Feb-16 04:17
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Re: gravity waves "detected" 449 Aine 15-Feb-16 22:31
Re: gravity waves "detected" 320 carolb 16-Feb-16 00:57
Re: gravity waves "detected" 397 D-Archer 16-Feb-16 11:47
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Re: gravity waves "detected" 352 D-Archer 16-Feb-16 14:13
Re: gravity waves "detected" 367 carolb 16-Feb-16 14:42
Re: gravity waves "detected" 339 D-Archer 16-Feb-16 15:17
Re: gravity waves "detected" 469 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? 465 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" 444 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
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Re: gravity waves "detected" 412 brett z 20-Apr-16 23:42
Re: gravity waves "detected" 419 laughin 21-Apr-16 14:02
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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" 513 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
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Re: bump- 4 weeks and why isn't Carolb patrolling the threads 483 laughin 10-Jun-16 15:42
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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 503 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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