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Meet UWM Scientists Involved In Gravitational Waves Discovery

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Jon Strelecki
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Tom Luljak and guests

100 years ago, Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves moving through space. Since then scientists have been trying to prove whether Einstein was right in that prediction. It was one of the great unanswered questions in the world of physics.

So, this year when scientists announced that after decades of searching for that proof they had indeed discovered gravitational waves, it made headlines around the world. And some of the key members of the research team working on the project are right here at UWM.

On this edition of UWM Today, meet three of the scientists, Sarah Caudill, Patrick Brady and Jolien Creighton.

Tom Luljak hosted UWM Today on WUWM for more than two decades and is the inaugural host of Curious Campus.