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Einstein’s theory of gravity describes spacetime as something that is dynamic, and which can flex and bend. The theory can account for the orbits of planets, for example, and also predicts the existence of gravitational waves. Recent experiments, using the interference of light waves, have detected such waves, resulting from the collision of black holes. These experiments rely on sophisticated data analysis techniques.
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