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Kent Montgomery: Gravitational Waves Discovery Will Help Us Determine The Origin Of The Universe

Maxwell Hamilton, Flickr, Creative Commons
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Dr. Kent Montgomery, associate professor of astronomy and the director of the Texas A&M University-Commerce Planetarium, says the announcement last week that scientists have detected gravitational waves hypothesized by Albert Einstein 100 years ago represents a major leap forward in astronomy.  He says being able to detect the waves will contribute to our understanding of the beginnings of the universe.

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