Gravitational Waves Show That Universe Had a Beginning

There’s been a lot of buzz in the scientific community this month surrounding the detection of gravitational waves, a concept which was predicted by Albert Einstein about 100 years ago and is the last piece of Einstein’s theory of General Relativity to be proven.  I have been following the story because of the religious implications it has.  For years scientists have been trying to decide if the universe had a beginning or not (which is weird to me because it’s pretty obvious that it did).  Even Stephen Hawking has changed his position on that issue several times.  Without getting into a bunch of scientific mumbo jumbo, the discovery of gravitational waves settles the issue.  The universe did have a beginning and now scientists have proof.

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