Einstein's Unfinished Symphony
Listening to the Sounds of Space-Time
ISBN10: 0425186202 ISBN13: 9780425186206 Publisher: Berkley Pub Group Published: Feb 1 2003 Pages: 272 Weight: 0.65lbs. Height: 8.75" Width: 6.00" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
In a handful of observatories around the world, scientists are waiting, and listening. Their quest: to be the first to detect gravitational waves, infinitesimal quakes that stretch and compress space-time and could add a brand-new dimension to our universal knowledge-allowing us to hear a sun going supernova, black holes colliding, and perhaps one day, the remnant rumble of the Big Bang itself...