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The Scientific Odyssey

The Scientific Odyssey is a podcast exploration of scientific inquiry through it's history and philosophy.  New episodes weekly.

Feb 14, 2016

Some unscripted thoughts about the detection of gravitational waves by direct observation by LIGO.  We briefly discuss some aspects of Einstein's Theory of Relativity, how interferometers work and what the significance of the detection is.  We also look at how experimental science is done and communicated.