How scientists detected gravitational waves for the first time

February 12, 2016 3:16 AM

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Scientists have announced the first detection of gravitational waves, a finding that will give astronomers an entirely new window to the universe. But how are these waves observed and why have we never seen them before?

Gravitational waves are ripples in the space-time continuum first predicted by Albert Einstein 100 years ago.

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