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On 15 th July LIGO [1] ( Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory )announced the detection of the Gravitational Waveswhich were produced due to the merger of the two massive Black Holes.which led to the confirmation of the Prediction of the Gravitational waves by the Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity that was formulated 100 years ago.Lets have look at few quotes by the eminent scientist which shows the Importance of the “ Break Through ”“This detection is the beginning of a new era: The field of gravitational wave astronomy is now a reality,” says Gabriela González, LSC spokesperson and professor of physics and astronomy at Louisiana State UniversityThe description of this observation is beautifully described in the Einstein theory of general relativity formulated 100 years ago and comprises the first test of the theory in strong gravitation. It would have been wonderful to watch Einstein’s face had we been able to tell him,” says Weiss.Fulvio Ricci, Virgo Spokesperson, notes that, “This is a significant milestone for physics, but more importantly merely the start of many new and exciting astrophysical discoveries to come with LIGO and Virgo.There were about 9 Indian InstitutesInter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune;International Centre for Theoretical SciencesTata Institute of Fundamental Research, BangaloreChennai Mathematical Institute, Chennai,RRCAT, IndoreIndian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar Ahmedabad GujaratInstitute for Plasma Research, Bhat, GandhinagarTata Institute of Fundamental Research, MumbaiIndian Institute of Science Education and Research , KolkataIISER-TVM, CET Campus, Trivandrum Keralawho contributed to this significant discovery. At least 50 —60 Indian Scientist [1] were awarded the spatial break -through award for their contribution .Footnotes[1] Indian scientists among recipients of Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics - Times of India