Julia H. Majors

Julia H. Majors

Julia H. Majors is a technical writer and science communication consultant. In 2015, she received her Ph.D. in physics from U.C. Irvine, where she studied plasmonics and their application to ultrafast, single-molecule spectroscopy. Julia has worked with organizations such as Newport Corporation and SPIE to create a variety of photonics based publications. She is also currently a member of the OSA Public Policy Committee. For writing inquiries, contact Julia here: juliamajors@phraseshift.com

ARTICLES BY JULIA H. MAJORS

  • Proving Einstein Right… Again: Gravitational Wave Astronomy Is Now A Reality
    Proving Einstein Right… Again: Gravitational Wave Astronomy Is Now A Reality

    On Sept. 14, 2015 at 5:51 a.m. EST, a very specific set of 40 kg mirrors moved in a very specific way — a distance thousands of times smaller than a proton — and humanity entered a new era. We spoke with David Reitze, executive director of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO), about the technology that confirmed Albert Einstein's theory of ripples in spacetime.

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