Gravitational Waves

Suddenly, many people are talking about gravitational waves. These waves are energy released by merger of two black holes billions of years ago. The signals were detected by LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory).

“We are opening up a window on the universe so radically different from all previous windows that we are pretty ignorant about what’s going to come through,”

Interesting article on the inside story of how scientists found them

The New Yorker — Nicola Twilley

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