China launches gravitational wave research project

Beijing, Feb 14 : Tianqin, China’s domestic gravitational wave research project initiated by the Sun Yat-sen University in July 2015, is awaiting governmental approval. The US-based Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) announced its ground-breaking discovery of gravitational waves on Thursday, which fulfilled the prediction of Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity one century ago. The […]