How much is a gravitational wave decreased in a light year? Does the rule of attenuation with the square of the distance apply like it does to all other forms of radiated energy? Weren't these two merging black holes 1.3 billion light years away?
The New Hampshire primary could lot have gone better for Donald Trump. There’s no settled moderate alternative; his most dangerous opponent, Rubio, is battered; and he leads every poll in every state.
Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina have dropped out of the race, but New Hampshire’s failure to winnow the Republican field to two or three candidates is disastrous for the Party’s efforts to stop Donald Trump. Credit Photograph by Gretchen Ertl / REUTERS
I'm the editor of newyorker.com and a cofounder of The Atavist.
I'm the Editor of Newyorker.com and the author of The Hawk and The Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan and the History of the Cold War. I'm also a contributing editor at CNNI and CBS News, and I'm a co-founder of The Atavist.