One breakthrough in physics may lead to another.
Their discovery confirmed a prediction made by Einstein a century ago.
"With the next observing run planned for Fall 2018, we can expect such detections weekly or even more often."
The technique relies on the presence of a large cluster of matter between the observer and the object to magnify light coming from that object.
Black holes may have ended the early dark ages immediately following the big bang.
Extra-galactic black holes may either spin slowly, or tumble quickly in an unusual orbit.
See what causes a collapsed star to become a black hole, a neutron star, or a white dwarf.
Gravitational waves suggest that these black holes are merging more frequently than previously thought.
This could radically impact our understanding of the universe.
There’s no telling what this major finding could mean for theoretical physics.
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