1 of 3Image
Two black holes merging
Einstein's vision simulated. Through calculations based on the genius's theory of general relativity, NASA has managed to create a 3D simulation of two black holes merging. The colliding bodies emit gravitational waves that can travel through space for years.
Gravitational waves from merging black holes
If the gravitational waves from merging black holes can be detected, they provide a new way of exploring the universe, according to NASA. The mapping of the waves is equaled to the discovery of infrared light, radio waves and X-rays.