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On the fourth day of advent, we remember one of our most exciting cosmological events, watching the announcement of the detection of gravitational waves in 2016.

Straddling the boundary between pure and applied mathematics.

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.

Gabriela González, former Spokesperson of LIGO, explains gravitational waves, what it was like to discover them, and what they might tell us about the Universe.

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.