We've Detected Gravitational Waves, So What?

We now live in a universe that we know is humming with gravitational waves -- why is that important?

Published On 02/13/2016
4:13 PM EST
This is an aerial photograph of the LIGO Livingston Observatory in Louisiana. | LIGO SCIENCE COLLABORATION
A LIGO engineer assesses the interferometer for contaminants. | LIGO