PHD Comics: Gravitational Waves Explained Simple explanation but really interesting for further understanding on gravitational waves. "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" Neil Armstrong quote
Einstein's general theory of relativity suggests, among other things, that masses in space distort the geometry of space-time. In addition, moving objects emit waves of gravitational radiation that carry energy away into space.
What Are Gravitational Waves? When massive objects crash into each other, there should be a release of gravitational waves. So what are these things and how can we detect them? Transcript: http://www.universetoday.com/120651/what-are-gravitational-waves/ By: Fraser Cain.Support Universe Today on Patreon