Nergis Mavalvala 2010 MacArthur Fellow

Nergis Mavalvala

Quantum Astrophysicist

Professor Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Nergis Mavalvala is a physicist whose research links the world of quantum mechanics, normally apparent only at the atomic scale, with some of the most powerful, yet elusive, forces in the cosmos. Although predicted by General Relativity Theory, gravitational waves—fluctuations in space-time curvature that propagate as waves in a pond—are very difficult to observe directly…….More

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