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Planetary Ingress and Egress: Gravity Modification

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We previously discussed one way of improving our ability to move back and forth between space and the planetary surface–the space elevator. The concept is an engineering project of mammoth proportions which, if things come together and it actually works, … Continue reading

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Big Steps in Gravitational Wave Detection

Today, May 19, the LIGO Scientific Collaboration (“LSC”) dedicates its second-generation gravitational-wave detectors (“aLIGO”) in a ceremony at the Hanford detector site. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics have made significant contributions in key areas: Custom-made high-power … Continue reading

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