” People say, ‘I failed out of college! My life is over!’ Well, it’s not over. It depends on what you do with it. “


” We’ve seen black holes, which is already wonderful. We also expect to see the merger of neutron stars, and that was a thing that actually gave this field a certain credibility when it was discovered that there were pairs of neutron stars in our galaxy, and people stopped laughing at us when that was found out. “


” Experimentally, we now have demonstrated that Einstein’s theory is right in strong gravitational fields. That’s important to a lot of people. “


” By the time 1967 had rolled around, general relativity had been relegated to mathematics departments… in most people’s minds, it bore no relation to physics. And that was mostly because experiments to prove it were so hard to do – all these effects that Einstein’s theory had predicted were infinitesimally small. “



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