Astronomers Just Made A Discovery That “Changes Everything”


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Science, don’t you just love it. This time scientists have found out “something” that is being labelled as the greatest discovery this century. Sure, we’re only 16 years in, but it’s still pretty exciting.

The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) in the US has detected gravitational waves for the first time. It was predicted by Einstein nearly 100 years ago, and they believe it will enable them to peer into unknown realms of the Universe.

It all came about as the result of two black holes colliding a mere 1.5 billion light years away. The collision created colossal amounts of energy, which sent shock waves through space.

Here’s a helpful video explaining more about what gravitational waves are.