Green Family Lecture Series: “From Einstein to Gravitational Waves,” by Barry Barish

January 28, 2019


The development of our understanding of gravity from Isaac Newton’s ‘Universal Gravity,’ to Albert Einstein’s ‘Theory of General Relativity’ and theory of gravity, will be reviewed.  The quest for gravitational waves from Einstein’s original proposal of their existence to their detection, announced 100 years later, will be presented.