A memory of gravity

Reading articles like this (“Gravitational Waves Should Permanently Distort Space-Time”)makes me want to go back and study physics properly. But then again, I react similarly to other interesting articles in other fields of study. So instead, I just keep reading the interesting articles, and thinking “Wow, that’s interesting!”.

This particle article also makes me wonder: Given all of time up to this point, shouldn’t every point of space-time have experienced the passage of multiple gravitational waves, to point that all of space-time should be gravitational-wave distorted, and thus experiencing the gravitational memory effect? And since the universe is basically uniform and homogenous in any direction, wouldn’t that equally widespread memory be indistinguishable? Yep, another thing I want to study.

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