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Parker Solar Probe Gets Visit From Namesake

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Portal origin URL: Parker Solar Probe Gets Visit From NamesakePortal origin nid: 410799Published: Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 16:11Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Eugene N. Parker, professor emeritus at the University of Chicago, today visited the spacecraft that bears his name: NASA’s Parker Solar Probe.Portal image: Parker Solar Probe in APL clean roomScience Categories: Sun

Gravitational Waves: The Big Bang's Smoking Gun

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Gravitational waves are the "smoking gun" of the Big Bang. Predicted by Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity in 1916, a massive object like Earth distorts space-time around it like a bowling ball dropped on a trampoline.

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