After formulating his general theory of relativity, which holds that gravity is a distortion in space and time around massive objects, Albert Einstein (pictured) pondered what would happen when a mass is shaken. His answer, published a year after the theory, was that space-time would ripple and produce ‘gravitational waves’ moving outward from the mass at the speed of light

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