UChicago study: New LIGO readings could improve disputed measurement within 5-10 years Twenty years ago, scientists were shocked to realize that our universe is not only expanding, but that it’s expanding faster over time.
Astronomers are announcing today that they have acquired the first direct evidence that gravitational waves rippled through our infant universe during an explosive period of growth called inflation. This is the strongest confirmation yet of cosmic inflation theories, which say … Continue reading →
AUSTIN, Texas — A team of astronomers led by researchers from The University of Texas at Austin has confirmed the emission of gravitational waves from the second-strongest known source in our galaxy by studying the shrinking orbital period of a … Continue reading →
Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley Researchers Record First Direct Observations of Quantum Effects in an Optomechanical System A long-time staple of science fiction is the tractor beam, a technology in which light is used to move massive objects – recall … Continue reading →