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Physicist Learns That His Life’s Work Has Changed Science Forever

Patrick McDonnell

You may have heard that today a team of scientists working with a telescope in Antarctica have found the existence of “gravitational waves” in the leftover cosmic radiation from the Big Bang. These waves were first theorized by Albert Einstein and hold a huge key to understanding what happened after the Big Bang and how all of existence came into being. More http://www.thedailyepic.com/physicist-learns-that-his-lifes-work-has-changed-science-forever-his-reaction-is-priceless/.

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  • Betsy

    I love that his wife got it immediately. :)

  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    I wish I understood exactly what this discovery was. I want it broken down in laymen's terms!

    • Patrick McDonnell

      Alessandra, from what I understand, the discovery of gravitational waves proves that the Big Bang happened. This man has been working to prove it for 30years, and now we've finally found them. Amazing!

      • Alessandra Rizzotti

        I wish I understood all the equations/numbers they mentioned. Seems astronomical. LITERALLY.