A Brief History of Gravitational Waves
Department of Physics, National Institute for Nuclear Research, Km 36.5 Carretera Mexico-Toluca, Ocoyoacac, C.P. 52750 Mexico, Mexico
Helmut and Ana Pao Sohmen Professor at Large, Institute for Advanced Study, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, 999077 Hong Kong, China
Université Sorbonne Paris Cité, Laboratoire APC-PCCP, Université Paris Diderot, 10 rue Alice Domon et Leonie Duquet, 75205 Paris Cedex 13, France
Department of Physics and LBNL, University of California; MS Bldg 50-5505 LBNL, 1 Cyclotron Road Berkeley, 94720 CA, USA
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Academic Editors: Lorenzo Iorio and Elias C. Vagenas
Received: 21 July 2016 / Revised: 2 September 2016 / Accepted: 2 September 2016 / Published: 13 September 2016
This review describes the discovery of gravitational waves. We recount the journey of predicting and finding those waves, since its beginning in the early twentieth century, their prediction by Einstein in 1916, theoretical and experimental blunders, efforts towards their detection, and finally the subsequent successful discovery.
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Cervantes-Cota, J.L.; Galindo-Uribarri, S.; Smoot, G.F. A Brief History of Gravitational Waves. Universe 2016, 2, 22.
Cervantes-Cota JL, Galindo-Uribarri S, Smoot GF. A Brief History of Gravitational Waves. Universe. 2016; 2(3):22.
Cervantes-Cota, Jorge L.; Galindo-Uribarri, Salvador; Smoot, George F. 2016. "A Brief History of Gravitational Waves." Universe 2, no. 3: 22.
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