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Einstein Was Right: The Science and History of Gravitational Waves - Buonanno, Alessandra (Contributions by), and Thorne, Kip S (Contributions by), and Collins, Harry (Contributions by)
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An authoritative interdisciplinary account of the historic discovery of gravitational waves In 1915, Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves--ripples in the fabric of spacetime caused by the movement of large masses--as part of the theory of general relativity. A century later, researchers with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) confirmed Einstein's prediction, detecting gravitational waves generated by the collision of two black holes. Shedding new light on the hundred ...

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Einstein Was Right: The Science and History of Gravitational Waves 2020, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691194547

Hardcover