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Gravitational Waves Reveal Our Universe’s Birth

According to the inflationary Big Bang theory, our Universe was born 13.8 billion years ago when all of Space emerged from an exquisitely small Patch and then–in the tiniest fraction of a second–expanded exponentially to attain macroscopic size. In March 2014, researchers announced their historic discovery that they had at last observed the long-sought “smoking…