Ancient signals from the early Universe could unlock secrets of the Big Bang

For the first time, physicists have revealed what the gravitational waves produced at the start of our Universe would have looked like.

Models show that signals from the ancient Universe, recorded just fractions of a second after the Big Bang, stand out as peaks against a broad background of gravitational wave signals and give astronomers a better idea of what they should be looking for in the cosmic record.

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