Ken McCarron

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The Tantalizing Quest For Gravity Waves

From the April 1981 issue of Popular Science: "When scientists finally detect a form of energy they have never seen, they will open a new era in astronomy."<p><i>Today, March 17, 2014, scientists announced they had detected gravitational waves using a telescope at the South Pole—the first direct evidence</i> …

Physics

Google Drive Price Drop - A Tipping Point For Photographers

Although cloud storage prices have been continued to drop at impressive rates, they have remained out of reach for many serious amateurs and …

Types of Lenses and How They Are Used

Lenses are one of the most important considerations in photography. The lens you choose for each shot can dramatically change your results; its best …

Stephen Hawking claims victory in gravitational wave bet

Stephen Hawking has claimed victory in a bet with a fellow scientist over the discovery of primordial gravitational waves, ripples in the structure of space-time from the birth of the universe.<p>The Cambridge cosmologist bet Neil Turok, director of the Perimeter Institute in Canada, that …