First record of gravitational waves, and it’s a bassdrum

Posted by neuronaut on February 11, 2016
The long dark 5 o'clock tea of the soul

The guys from the LIGO experiment have published their results from apparently observing the merger of two black holes by means of two laser beams creating interference, and if you reverse playback it’s actually a bass drum. Looks like the creator of our universe loves Drum’n Bass music :)

Reversing the LIGO waveform (original sound file excerpt (c) NY Times)

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