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Researchers Confirm Existence Of Gravitational Waves02:27

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It's being called the greatest breakthrough in modern science. Researchers have confirmed the existence of minute ripples in space and time known as gravitational waves.

MIT scientists played a major role in the breakthrough by developing the device used to detect those waves. WBUR's Bruce Gellerman reports what happened next.

This segment aired on February 12, 2016.

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