Questions tagged [gravitational-waves]

For questions regarding waves of gravity, which travel through space-time at the speed of light.

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How to weaponize gravitational waves

In the future, defensive technology has advanced so much that weapons strong enough to kill an enemy soldier tend to cause unacceptable collateral damage. Sure, we can make a weapon that generates ...
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Can data be sent using Gravitational Waves across solar systems?

According to wiki, The speed of gravitational waves in the general theory of relativity is equal to the speed of light in a vacuum Not bad enough to send data (message or information) to other ...
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Gravitational observatories vs. teleporting aliens

Let`s suppose there is an alien supercivilization whose interstellar vessel has «exited hyperspace» in a close proximity of the Earth (i.e. a certain volume of physical space only filled with vacuum ...
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Seeing Using Gravitational Waves [duplicate]

I know that humans' eyes are adapted to detect some electromagnetic waves, and their ears are able to detect sound waves. What I would like to ask is: Is it plausible for a species to biologically ...
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Would it be possible to ride a gravitational wave?

I'd like to travel really really fast, and I've got some scientists proposing a novel new way of doing so. They've developed the technology to generate extremely powerful controlled gravitational ...
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Could a species evolve a biological gravitational wave detector?

With technology it is possible to detect Gravitational waves as Gravitational waves have been detected by LIGO. Could a species evolve to have a sense organ for detecting Gravitational waves? What ...