The formal test programme has begun on the technologies required to detect gravitational waves in space.
Black holes have for long intrigued the human psyche and have been a source of much excitement! And now that gravitational waves have been discovered, interest regarding black holes will surely grow even more.
Check out seven mind-boggling facts about these waves and this latest discovery, as reports Times of India.
For the first time, scientists have detected tiny, rhythmic distortions in space and time- gravitational waves- predicted by Einstein 100 years ago.
Theoretical physicist Laurence Krauss sent the scientific community on Twitter reeling when he suggested that researchers may have detected, for the first time, an astrophysical phenomenon called gravitational waves.