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Gravitational Waves, Explained
What are they, and what's the big deal about them?
Key Facts In This Video
Gravitational waves occur when masses accelerate and change the distortion of space. 00:37
LIGO uses lasers to measure the changes in the distances between the ends of long tunnels. 01:32
The detection of gravitational waves opens the door to a completely new way of studying the universe. 02:36
Here's What You Need To Know About Gravitational Waves
In order to properly freak out about how huge this is, you need to understand the waves.
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