Janna Levin

Janna Levin is a professor of physics and astronomy at Barnard College at Columbia University in New York. She is the author of How the Universe Got Its Spots (2002) and the new Black Hole Blues (2016).

Written by Janna Levin

Moody skies above the arm of the LIGO detector at Hanford WA. Photo by Kimberly Teske Fetrow/Kim Fetrow Photography

History of science
Gravitational wave blues

For a thrilling moment, it looked as though Joe Weber had bagged the biggest discovery in physics

Janna Levin