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GRAVITATION

Good vibrations

Originally suggested for the detection of gravitational waves, resonantly vibrating metal beams have been used in a recent laboratory experiment to measure Newton’s constant of gravitation and to verify Newton’s gravitational law.

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Fig. 1: Measurement of the gravitational field.

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Rothleitner, C. Good vibrations. Nat. Phys. 18, 856–857 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-022-01646-4

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