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A chirp reveals the origins of the world: LIGO proves existence of gravitational waves

in Beyond Our Walls by

The idea of a black hole is terrifying in and of itself. But now, imagine two black holes colliding into one another at the speed of light. This collision would result in a larger black hole, sending ripples called gravitational waves through the spacetime fabric of the universe. Einstein’s theory of gravitational waves is fundamental…

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