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Sounds of gravitational waves as two black holes merge

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 00:26

Scientists have for the first time detected gravitational waves, ripples in space and time hypothesized by Albert Einstein a century ago, in a landmark discovery announced that opens a new window for studying the cosmos. After detecting the gravitational wave signal, scientists converted it into audio waves and were able to listen to the sounds of the two black holes merging. Gabriela Gonzalez, physicist at Louisiana State University, demonstrates:

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Sounds of gravitational waves as two black holes merge

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 00:26