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This site, hosted by MIT, explains the science behind the LIGO interferometer and its detection of gravitational waves. The site gives a description of gravitational waves and a brief history of Einstein's prediction of them.
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Keywords: Einstein, Joseph Taylor, LIGO, Russell Hulse, binary star, gravitational wave, interferometer, space time, space-time
Record Creator: Metadata instance created July 18, 2008 by Logan Hancock
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(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 2008), WWW Document, (http://space.mit.edu/LIGO/more.html).
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Gravitational Waves: Ripples in the Fabric of Space-Time (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 2008), <http://space.mit.edu/LIGO/more.html>.
APA Format
Gravitational Waves: Ripples in the Fabric of Space-Time. (2008, July 16). Retrieved August 22, 2014, from Massachusetts Institute of Technology: http://space.mit.edu/LIGO/more.html
Chicago Format
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Gravitational Waves: Ripples in the Fabric of Space-Time. Cambridge: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, July 16, 2008. http://space.mit.edu/LIGO/more.html (accessed 22 August 2014).
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Gravitational Waves: Ripples in the Fabric of Space-Time. Cambridge: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008. 16 July 2008. 22 Aug. 2014 <http://space.mit.edu/LIGO/more.html>.
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