Paper reporting primordial gravitational waves published
Researchers acknowledge that interstellar dust may affect the signal
By Science News Staff, 14:04 PM June 19, 2014
Guest post by Christopher Crockett
The much celebrated and debated paper reporting the detection of primordial gravitational waves from a split-second after the Big Bang is finally published. It appears June 19 in Physical Review Letters.
The publication follows months of debate as to whether or not the researchers were justified in claiming a detection of gravitational waves (SN: 6/13/14). The authors, though steadfast in their claim that the signal of gravitational waves is real, acknowledge ...
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