PBS Space Time

LIGO's First Detection of Gravitational Waves!

Season 1 Episode 42 | 7m 29s

Over 100 years after Einstein proposed his theory of general relativity, we are proud to announce that his final major prediction has been verified! Gravitational waves have officially been detected by LIGO! This is a huge deal and an exciting new step in understanding our universe.

Aired: 07/24/16

Rating: NR

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