posted on Jun, 24 2004 @ 09:31 AM
I'm not a big one for this kind of thing but I thought others might be interested.
The contract has been signed that will lead to the building of one of the most ambitious space missions ever flown.
The Lisa Pathfinder will demonstrate technologies that will be necessary to detect gravitational waves in space.
Being able to see these "ripples in the fabric of space-time" should allow scientists to probe the Universe to within one second of the Big Bang.
news.bbc.co.uk... Please visit the link provided for the complete story.
[edit on 24-6-2004 by John bull 1]