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Sep 22, 2014 10:06 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The likelihood that a South Pole-based telescope detected elusive gravitational waves earlier this year has just taken another nosedive. Continue reading →
Jul 7, 2014 05:25 AM ET
The recent discovery of gravitational waves present in cosmic microwave background radiation -- posited as evidence of the big bang -- has been called into question by, of all things, dust that needs to be accounted for.
Jun 24, 2014 03:42 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It's funny when two seemingly distant theories conspire to destroy the Universe. Continue reading →
Jun 20, 2014 01:24 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Sometimes, a discovery is announced prematurely; that's the case here.
May 13, 2014 06:35 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Rumors of interfering galactic dust messing with the potentially historic BICEP2 detection of gravitational waves have been shot down by project scientists. Continue reading →
Apr 1, 2014 03:18 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Last month's BICEP2 discovery of gravitational waves is compelling evidence for the inflationary period just after the Big Bang. But what if there's another explanation? Continue reading →