The same heavy elements that boost our economy could boost theirs.
They'e even predicting where the event is most likely to occur.
Scientists from across the globe will reveal their findings during a press conference starting at 10am ET.
Simultaneous press conferences to unveil the findings will be held on October 16 in Germany, the U.S. and the U.K.
Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne win for "decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves."
Scientists' observations could help us understand what could happen to our own galaxy in the future.
The ripples in space-time were first predicted by Einstein more than 100 years ago.
Discovering extra dimensions would help solve many of the universe’s biggest mysteries, like why the universe is expanding at an accelerating rate.
LIGO's detection is a milestone for gravitational wave astronomy.
Floating gold and platinum cubes could record colliding universes right after the Big Bang.
Gravitational wave researcher, Peter Graham, explains the importance of science's new discovery.