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Relativists, Skepticism, and Waves

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Science  26 Oct 2007:
Vol. 318, Issue 5850, pp. 572-573
DOI: 10.1126/science.1150003

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Traveling at the Speed of Thought. Einstein and the Quest for Gravitational Waves. By Daniel Kennefick. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2007. 333 pp. $35, £19.95. ISBN 9780691117270.

The author's exploration of the evolution of the controversies surrounding gravitational waves illuminates the ways analogical reasoning works in science.