New data collected through Background Imaging of Cosmic Extragalactic Polarization (BICEP2) with a telescope stationed at the south pole sheds light on the initial expansion of the universe. Gravitational waves rippling through space-time about 10-35 seconds after the Big Bang were detected.

Learn more about cosmic radiation and the significance of gravitational waves as evidence of the ultrarapid expansion of the universe.

New data collected through Background Imaging of Cosmic Extragalactic Polarization (BICEP2) with a telescope stationed at the south pole sheds light on the initial expansion of the universe. Gravitational waves rippling through space-time about 10-35 seconds after the Big Bang were detected.

Learn more about cosmic radiation and the significance of gravitational waves as evidence of the ultrarapid expansion of the universe.

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