LIGO detects gravitational waves.
Albert Einstein’s theory of gravitational waves was a just that, a theory, for many years. It wasn’t until very recently that scientists were able to prove the existence of gravitational waves in the universe.
What are gravitational waves? We could point you to a 500 page research paper, but isn’t it easier to explain it with Explain Everything?
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