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Title: No Evidence For Or Against Gravitational Waves
URL: http://www.nature.com/news/no-evidence-for-or-against-gravitational-wa
ves-1.15322?utm_source=Berkele
Date: 05/29/2014
Publication: Nature
Editor: Ron Cowen
Extended Text:

The astronomers who this spring announced that they had evidence of primordial gravitational waves jumped the gun because they did not take into proper account a confounding effect of galactic dust, two new analyses suggest. Although further observations may yet find the signal to emerge from the noise, independent experts now say they no longer believe that the original data constituted significant evidence.

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