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Breaking news: Spectacular confirmation of Einstein’s prediction

12 Feb 2016


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The science world is buzzing with the exciting news out of the US overnight, that scientists have announced the landmark discovery of Gravitational Waves. Watch Brian Greene, direct from World Science Festival in New York, explain the monumental confirmation of Einstein’s 1915 prediction (as part of the groundbreaking General Theory of Relativity). Brian discusses what the discovery means for the future of science and our collective understanding of the universe.

Read more about the significance of Einstein’s work here, and join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #gravitationalwaves. Follow Brian and our colleagues in New York for more science updates.

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Image still of Brian Greene performing in ‘Light Falls’. Book your tickets to the Brisbane performances of LIGHT FALLS: Space, Time and an Obsession of Einstein at the World Science Festival Brisbane.

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