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This site, hosted by MIT, explains the science behind the LIGO interferometer and its detection of gravitational waves. The page gives a description of gravitational waves and a brief history of Einstein's prediction of them.

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    Joseph Taylor,NSDL,binary star,Interference,Gravity,interferometer,space time,Classical Mechanics,Optics,Informal Education,Interferometers,Higher Education,Undergraduate (Lower Division),LIGO,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080905111844428T,History/Policy/Law,Physics,gravitational wave,space-time,Russell Hulse,Engineering,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Einstein,Technology

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