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As Black Holes Collide, Scientists Detect Gravitational Waves
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As Black Holes Collide, Scientists Detect Gravitational Waves

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As Black Holes Collide, Scientists Detect Gravitational Waves

As Black Holes Collide, Scientists Detect Gravitational Waves
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Scientists have seen gravitational ripples from two black holes colliding. The discovery is the culmination of decades of work. Albert Einstein first predicted such ripples should exist a century ago.

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