What are gravitational waves? | Science News

After decades trying to directly detect the waves, the recently upgraded Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, now known as Advanced LIGO, succeeded in 2015 and announced their preliminary results in February or 2016. Here’s a video I made for Science News on the subject.

Read more of SN‘s gravity waves coverage here, and here, and here.

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