Director, Australian International Gravitational Research Centre, University of Western Australia
David Blair is a professor of physics at the University of Western Australia and the director of the Australian International Gravitational Research Centre.
His work focuses on the methods for the detection of gravitational waves and has developed a niobium wave gravity detector and he developed the first sapphire clock, designed for use in space.
He has won the ANZAAS Medla and the Walter Boas Medal of the Australian Institute of Physics.
Dec 04, 2018 16:39 pm UTC| Science
Four new detections of gravitational waves have been announced at the Gravitational Waves Physics and Astronomy Workshop, at the University of Maryland in the United States. This brings the total number of detections to...
Jan 03, 2017 13:35 pm UTC| Science
The discovery of gravitational waves, announced earlier this year, marked the ultimate test of Einsteins general theory of relativity. Einstein published his theory in the form of 10 abstract equations 101 years ago. The...