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What does GW stand for?

GW stands for Gravity Wave


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She further explained that some of the waves they have found, such as the acoustic waves or the gravity waves, have properties almost identical to those on Earth, however, other types of waves do not exist on our planet, like the ones they have called centrifugal waves and they were responsible for the two hundred and fifty five day oscillations displayed by the winds of Venus.
The type of gravity wave that the researchers identified as a possible source of bumpiness are generated spontaneously and associated with jet streams at high altitudes, near cruising levels for airplanes.
These have never been observed, and when some accounts of detecting gravity waves were published, the physicists involved had to quickly retract them.