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Scientists have finally 'heard' chorus of gravitational waves that ripple through universe

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By MADDIE BURAKOFF

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In short words, the endlessly big soup is waving and swirling very slowly, the extremely small particles are moving extremely quickly or even up to light speed. And we are somewhere in between. That’s a very new research finding, NOT.

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My thoughts exactly Sven. Too many physics articles talking on 'Spacetime', and use it as a mumbojumbo term without understanding it. There's no difference in what they are saying here, versus a heavy boat creating a ripple effect when going through ocean waters with the trail behind it. Why even call it spacetime, when its material displacement?

Is time somehow distorting because of the 'heavy material' travelling through this 'spacetime'...that would be the inference, but there's no way to measure/verify. From what is written, its purely material displacement (which isn't a new concept), and there is nothing to suggest its anything more. The claim 'MAY' be the case, but when the premises don't reach the conclusion, then the claim isn't substantiable.

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There's no difference in what they are saying here, versus a heavy boat creating a ripple effect when going through ocean waters with the trail behind it.

If clocks on other boats touched by the waves started measuring time at different rates, I think we might be surprised.

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Amazing science.

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No instruments on Earth could capture the ripples from these giants. So “we had to build a detector that was roughly the size of the galaxy,” said NANOGrav researcher Michael Lam of the SETI Institute.

A very interesting way to present how the work has been done, kudos to the scientists that instead of giving up when finding such difficulties instead imagine how to solve them.

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