It’s impossible to imagine where we would be scientifically had Einstein never come along and hadn’t developed his theory of general relativity. When we have scientists a century later still figuring out ways to physically prove what he proved on paper 100 years ago is just mind boggling.

Brian Greene is a theoretical physicist at Columbia University and he made an appearance on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert to announce the discovery of gravitational waves. He also does a great job of explaining just what the hell gravitational waves are and how they interact with our Universe.

Posted by James Poling

A socialist, tinkerer, thinker, question asker and all around curiosity seeker. If you'd like to reach me you can use the contact link above or email me at jamespoling [at] gmail [dot] com.

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