by Alfredo Carpineti
photo credit: An exaggerated version of how the two black holes merging might create gravitational waves. IFLScience/C. Jones
The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) in the United States has detected gravitational waves for the first time. This is one of the most important astrophysical observations since the discovery of the Cosmic Microwave Background.
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