Explaining historic discovery of gravitational waves


“What they showed is this spectacularly beautiful data. If you’re not a scientist, you say, ‘Look at this wiggle.’ But if you are a scientists you see that one image and you go, ‘Oh my god, they’ve detected it. How can that be? How can they possibly achieve this?’” Victoria Kaspi, astrophysicist and director of the McGill Space Institute. Chicago Tribune