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Gravitational Waves: What Are They?

Will Kinney, professor of physics at the University at Buffalo, explains gravitational waves, which the recently announced BICEP2 experiment seems to have detected. Dr. Kinney was visiting Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics when the results were announced on March 17, 2014.
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