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Since we do not yet know how to quantise general relativity the matter remains unsettled. Clearly the early universe presents us with a physical laboratory so extreme that even the greatest theory of space time and gravitation so far devised is not not able to cope with it. I am sure that Einstein in this centenary year would have wanted this fact emphasised rather than the triumphs of his great theory. Cosmology 23 References [1] A. Einstein, "Kosmologische Betrachtungen zur allgemeinen Relativitatstheorie", Preuss.

Another Is concerned with expected gravitational radiation from the pulsars. 5 Some designs for such antennas suggest a pulsar detection range approaching 1000 pc. A third class of antennas employs the quadrupole modes of the earth, 1 the moon, and planets' for the range 1 cycle/h to 1 cycle/min. ~~~~~~~-L J -ARGONNE DETECTOR array Is a new set of windows for studying the universe. Search for gravitational radiation In the vicinity of 1660 Hz. - A frequency In the vicinity of 1660 Hz was selected because the dimensions are convenient for a modest effort and because this frequency is swept through during emission in a supernova collapse.

A third class of antennas employs the quadrupole modes of the earth, 1 the moon, and planets' for the range 1 cycle/h to 1 cycle/min. ~~~~~~~-L J -ARGONNE DETECTOR array Is a new set of windows for studying the universe. Search for gravitational radiation In the vicinity of 1660 Hz. - A frequency In the vicinity of 1660 Hz was selected because the dimensions are convenient for a modest effort and because this frequency is swept through during emission in a supernova collapse. It was expected that once the technology was refined, detectors could be designed for search for radiation from sources with radio or optical emiSSion, such as the pulsars.

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