Archives for December 2, 2014

The Moment of Truth for BICEP2 (Synopsis)

“The paradigm of physics — with its interplay of data, theory and prediction — is the most powerful in science.” –Geoffrey West So earlier this year, the BICEP2 team shook up the world by announcing the discovery of primordial gravitational waves: a signal from the earliest stages of the Universe, going all the way back to before the Big Bang!…