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LIGO detects more gravitational waves, from even more ancient and distant black hole collisions

These ripples in the very fabric of the universe were hypothesized by Einstein a century ago. Now scientists have detected them for the third time in a year and a half – ushering in a new era in astrophysics.

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Einstein was right: Scientists detect gravitational waves

Albert Einstein’s Theory of Relativity passes a big test: Scientists have direct evidence of gravitational waves, ripples in the fabric of space and time.