n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - News note : gravitational waves detected
|Article Title||News note : gravitational waves detected|
|© Publisher:||Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA)|
|Journal||MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Feb 2016|
|Pages||1 - 2|
In a news conference given at the National Science Foundation in Washington DC on 11 February it was announced that Gravitational Waves had been detected for the first time. These had been predicted by Einstein just 100 years ago as a consequence of General Relativity, in papers published by the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin but he had recognized that they would be extremely feeble and difficult to observe.
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