Objective: The detection of primordial gravity waves
created during the big bang ranks among the greatest potential intellectual achievements in modern science.
NASA SPoRT also released infrared footage of the gravity waves
spilling out from the deep convection currents in the storm.
SOLAR ASTRONOMERS might finally have detected the effect of gravity waves
in our star's core, revealing that the Sun's central region rotates about four times faster than its outer layers.
Nonetheless, we have sufficient evidence from theory, process models, laboratory experiments, and field measurements to conclude that away from ocean boundaries (atmosphere, ice, or the solid ocean bottom), diapycnal mixing is largely related to the breaking of internal gravity waves
, which have a complex dynamical underpinning and associated geography.
He described gravity waves
like ripples in a pond, the pond being space-time.
Below 1 Hz, the dominant source of this wave field is oceanic gravity waves
(specifically, ocean swell, wind waves, and ocean infragravity waves).
Mountain wave turbulence is caused by gravity waves
and interaction with strong winds across terrain.
13 and 14, 2015, taken by Cahill in his laboratory in Adelaide, Australia, and sent to me via email as an example of what the current fluctuations from the gravity waves
look like for collocated detectors.
These telescopes can have nearly an all-sky field of view, which is ideal for detecting and positioning fast transient sources, which include gamma-ray and X-ray bursts plus X-rays that are expected to accompany gravity waves
," he wrote.
The news from the US last Thursday confirmed gravity waves
- ripples in spacetime - had been detected by scientists a century after Albert Einstein predicted their existence.
Richard Oram, who was born and grew up in the city, was one of the key members of the team which helped detect gravity waves
, 100 years after Albert Einstein predicted their existence.
Also in science this week: Gravity waves