Physics teacher and communicator Gareth Sturdy discusses a major scientific discovery.
Earlier this month, scientists confirmed the detection of gravitational waves, confirming an important conclusion from Albert Einstein’s work. But what are gravitational waves and what does their detection mean for our understanding of the universe?
In this podcast, Gareth Sturdy from The Physics Factory talks to Rob Lyons about space-time, the Big Bang and the on-going debates in physics between quantum mechanics and relativity theory.
To keep up with the IoI’s podcasts, you can subscribe via iTunes or via RSS.
CONTACT Rossa Minogue
Tuesday 13 February, Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London
Academy of Ideas Ltd
Company number: 03953146
Postal address / registered office:
49-51 Farringdon Road
London EC1M 3JP
+44 20 7269 9220
© Academy of Ideas Ltd 2000 - 2018. All rights reserved. See terms and conditions. The Academy of Ideas is not responsible for the content of any third-party websites.
Contact us by email
Like us on Facebook
Watch our Youtube channel