The Leonard Lopate Show

Gravitational Waves from the Big Bang

Thursday, March 20, 2014

This week, scientists announced that they've found evidence of gravitational waves, a long-predicted twist in light from the Big Bang. The finding offers proof of the theory that the universe expanded extremely quickly in the first fraction of a second after it was born. Clara Moskowitz, an associate editor at Scientific American, explains what this discovery means and what it tells us about the creation of the universe. 

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Super Cool

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

What do frozen horses and a scorching universe have in common? That's what we wanted to know.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Back to the Cosmos with Neil deGrasse Tyson

Monday, March 10, 2014

Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist with the American Museum of Natural History and host of the new series "Cosmos," discusses his work in astronomy, and takes questions from listeners. If you're worried about the multi-verse collapsing in on itself, don't worry -- he explains.

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