Katie McCormick

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    Gravitational Waves Should Permanently Distort Space-Time

    The “gravitational memory effect” predicts that a passing gravitational wave should forever alter the structure of space-time. Physicists have linked the phenomenon to a potential solution to the black hole information paradox.

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    An Ultra-Precise Clock Shows How to Link the Quantum World With Gravity

    Time was found to flow differently between the top and bottom of a single cloud of atoms. Physicists hope that such a system will one day help them combine quantum mechanics and Einstein’s theory of gravity.