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LIGO live: Inside the hunt for gravitational waves

Follow announcements on the search for cosmic ripples as they unfold.

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On 11 February, the Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) announced that it had made the first ever direct detection of gravitational waves, ripples in space-time predicted by Albert Einstein almost exactly 100 years ago.

Nature live-blogged the news and what it means for science.

Live Blog Gravitational waves
 
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doi:10.1038/nature.2016.19344

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