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This year's Nobel Prize in Physics has gone to Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne for their role in the detection of gravitational waves.

Find out what gravitational waves will tell us about the Universe: from understanding its birth to figuring out whether black holes have hairs.

Find out about the heroic effort that led to the detection of gravitational waves and the excitement of their discovery.

How does LIGO detect gravitational waves? Here is a quick introduction.

Gravitational waves have opened a new window on the Universe. Find out what they are, how they were detected, and what they promise to reveal.

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Kip Thorne explains how to explore the Universe with gravitational waves.

A quick introduction to one of the greatest discoveries of the century.

The newly observed ripple in spacetime will help us unlock some of the secrets of the Universe.

Finally we can be sure — black holes, those gravitational monsters that gobble up everything that gets too close to them, do exist.

Physicists have finally detected the gravitational waves they have been chasing for nearly 100 years.