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This talk was originally given to an audience of school students aged 16-17 as part of a mathematics enrichment event at the University of Cambridge. Recorded 27 June 2014.

Professor David Tong describes Einstein’s theory of relativity, and examines what it has to do with the recent potential discovery of gravity waves during the Big Bang.

Millennium Mathematics Project at the University of Cambridge is a mathematics outreach, education and enrichment initiative for students aged 3 to 19 and the general public.