lunes, 17 de marzo de 2014

Witness the joy of the man who predicted today's Big Bang discovery as they tell him the news




It looks like an explosion from an 80s game, but you're looking at the first direct proof of the event that started the Universe—the Big Bang. Those black lines represent the polarization of the Cosmic Microwave Background, which "could have been produced by gravitational waves created by inflation" as predicted by Einstein. If confirmed, it could be one of the biggest scientific discoveries in history.…

Scientists capture first ever signal from the beginning of the Universe


Today is a great day for science, Humanity and Andrei Dmitriyevich Linde—one of the main authors of the inflationary universe theory that was confirmed today. Watch his emotions as assistant Professor Chao-Lin Kuo surprises him with the news of the evidence that supports his theoretical work.

Kuo and his colleagues were the ones who got "the first images of gravitational waves, or ripples in space-time—the "first tremors of the Big Bang."





ORIGINAL: Sploid


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