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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  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.