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A Chicago Perspective on an Exciting Cosmological Discovery

On Monday March 17, 2014 a major step in our understanding of the earliest phases of the Universe was announced, with the detection by the BICEP2 (Background Imaging of Cosmic Extragalactic Polarization) Collaboration of the imprint of gravitational waves on matter and space.