christian rothleitner

  • Physicists Measure the Smallest Gravitational Field Ever Detected

    Physicists Measure the Smallest Gravitational Field Ever Detected

    Over the Christmas season of 2019, four physicists hovered over two minuscule gold orbs, each about the size of a ladybug, in a Vienna laboratory. It was silent, in all the ways you can imagine: audibly, seismically, even electromagnetically. It had to be, as the researchers were trying to detect the influence of one of…