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Nobel Prizes 2017: Scientific discoveries in Physics, Medicine, and Chemistry explained

Physics Prize: Weiss, Barish, and Thorne’s gravitational waves Over a billion years ago, two black holes collided. After a long, drawn-out approach in which they gradually orbited each other more and more closely, the two gargantuan bodies crashed. The impact sent ripples through the universe at the speed of light, stretching and squashing spacetime itself […]