Scientists Glimpse Albert Einstein's Gravitational Waves

February 11, 2016 3:30 PM

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Scientists Glimpse Albert Einstein's Gravitational Waves

Washington, United States: In a landmark discovery for physics and astronomy, international scientists said Thursday they have glimpsed the first direct evidence of gravitational waves, or ripples in space-time, which Albert Einstein predicted a century ago.

When two black holes collided some 1.3 billion years ago, the joining of those two great masses sent forth a wobble that hurtled through space and arrived at Earth on September 14, 2015, when it was picked up by sophisticated instruments, researchers announced.

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