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Category Archives: waves
Humans can only see a limited range of all of the light that is in the universe. As learned in class, there is UV, radio, infrared, and Gamma ray waves. The light we can see is a small portion between the UV and infrared waves, but other animals rely on their ability to see light […] Continue reading → Continue reading
Picture: Artist depiction of gravitational waves at work Gravity has long been one of the most transfixing ideas in our universe. For centuries, we have tried to crack the code of what exactly lies beneath our 9.8 meters per second squared. Since the apple first dropped on Newton’s head, we’ve been pining to understand … Continue reading gravity.wav → Continue reading → Continue reading
When we think of waves, the first thing that comes to mind would be waves in the ocean, or perhaps doing the wave at a football game. However there are also a great deal of other waves that are just as important in our lives if not moreso especially in the field of astronomy and … Continue reading Blog #3Continue reading → Continue reading
One of the most groundbreaking theories in astronomy has just been proven with the announcement last week that gravitational waves have been detected. Einstein had predicted these waves in 1916 in his theory of general relativity, and they were only just found today using lasers, which Einstein also laid the foundation for one year later in 1917. These […] Continue reading → Continue reading