Watch LIGO CIT's Rana Adhikari Explain the LIGO Discovery

Plus, how the scientists reacted to the Big News.

Watch Derek Muller of Veritasium and 2Veritasium, Youtube channels dedicated to science and engineering, interview Rana Adhikari, Caltech Professor of Physics and one of the leading LIGO scientists. The video below, aptly named "The Absurdity of Detecting Gravitational Waves," explains what it took to make the detection:

In this second video, Rana describes his and his colleagues' initial reaction to the discovery (it involved flashlights and a whole lot of disbelief):

Image credit: Veritasium channel

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