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Feb 11, 2016 03:08 PM ET
Hold onto your hats, space watchers, because this news is HUGE. Scientists have detected gravitational waves for the first time -- ripples in spacetime that back up Einstein's work and let us eavesdrop on cosmological chaos.
Feb 10, 2016 08:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
What are they? Why are they important? Why should we care?
Feb 8, 2016 01:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
More gravitational wave discovery rumors are flying, but this time they've taken a specific -- and, possibly, really exciting -- new twist.
Oct 20, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com Contributor
Science fiction literature is full of stories in which tunnels in space-time — known as wormholes — are used for time travel. How much fact lies within the fiction? The answer is, more than you might think.
Sep 19, 2015 03:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
After undergoing a 5-year upgrade, the world's most powerful gravitational wave detector is back online and hunting for the tiniest of tiny fluctuations in spacetime.
Aug 27, 2015 12:06 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Has Stephen Hawking found the 'emergency exit' for information falling into a black hole?
Aug 26, 2015 12:50 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
A new spacecraft will test ideas to find gravitational waves in the universe.
Jul 10, 2015 12:50 PM ET // Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
A newfound giant black hole nearly as massive as 7 billion suns is dozens of times larger than astronomers expected given its host galaxy's size, researchers say.
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