Monday, July 25, 2016

Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space



Title
Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space
Author
Janna Levin
Call Number
QC179.L48 2016
Location
3rd Floor Science and Technology
Rating
Somewhat Recommended
Book Review
This book is an insightful look at the history of the science and scientists that led to the creation of LIGO and the 2015 discovery of gravitational waves. While the engineers and concepts tackled by the LIGO team may be beyond the reach of some, the book brings humanity to the forefront. Part history, part conversation, and part lyricism, Levin’s book chronicles the many heroes and hiccups that ultimately led to the confirmation of Einstein’s theory of gravitational waves.
Submitted By
Rebecca Green
Department or Major
Schmid College
Status
Staff
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