Cynical, Well, Cautious Anyway, About Gravity Waves

Miles To Go has featured posts about gravity waves more times than I remembered.

Here.

Then here.

And later here.

And still later here.

Then revived here.

Now they’re back — and just as big a deal, in theory.

But I’m a shade surprised all the previous difficulties and false alarms are not more prominent in the story. (Yeah, yeah — hootin’ ‘n’ hollerin’ at the highest pitch is more of a priority than ever in all types of news.) It does, however, seem like confirming duplication is sure to come along soon — or not.

So no starry ayes yet.

P.S.: Though I’m sure it’s a bit dated now, I devoured Kip Thorne’s Black Holes and Time Warps when it came out. Best serious consideration of how time travel (forward in time, one-way, as I recall) might be possible.

 

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