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Scientists Confirm Detection of Ripples in SpaceTime

The world of physics has been abuzz with rumors that Einstein's last unproven theory has been confirmed.

"We have detected gravitational waves," Caltech’s David H. Reitze, executive director of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory Laboratory (LIGO), told journalists at a news conference in Washington, DC.

“Our observation of gravitational waves accomplishes an ambitious goal set out over five decades ago to directly detect this elusive phenomenon and better understand the universe, and, fittingly, fulfills Einstein’s legacy on the 100th anniversary of his general theory of relativity,” Reitze said in a statement.

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Author:  achaput
Date:  February 11, 2016
Category:  Events
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