257 - 6 Reasons Why LIGO's Gravitational Wave Discovery is Important

Everyday Einstein's Quick and Dirty Tips for Making Sense of Science show

Summary: “Wake up!” A simple shout out from one astronomer to another kicked off a fast-paced international collaboration which led to one of the most important leaps forward in our understanding of our universe in recent history. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/science/what-is-ligo-neutron-star-collision Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW EVERYDAY EINSTEIN Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/qdteinstein Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdteinstein