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About the gravity wave measurement

  1. Feb 17, 2016 #1
    Hi, here is my thinking about the gravity wave measurement. Could we actually measure something relative?
     

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  3. Feb 17, 2016 #2
    An alternating EM field will not change the laser light.
     
  4. Feb 17, 2016 #3
    Yes that is truth. But I am wondering if a force that is very strong, could it change the space but does not change the laser or light? like squeeze it or extend it.

    Because for the gravity, it just a kind of force.
     
  5. Feb 17, 2016 #4
    In the extreme, the EM field has a mass and therefor gravity. And of course, it would warp space as gravity does. But unless you EM field is powered by fusion bombs, your body would cause more space warping than that EM field.

    Also, the EM field could be so intense that the it affected the performance of the laser device itself - and thereby affect the laser beam. But that would be a technical shielding problem.
     
  6. Feb 17, 2016 #5
    That is great point, thank you.
     
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