by Maddie Stone
Gizmodo / 2016-12-19 08:43
Image: The SXS (Simulating eXtreme Spacetimes) Project
2016 was an insane year across the board, and the world of scientific discovery is no exception. Science saw some serious setbacks this year, but also some major breakthroughs, from the groundbreaking detection of gravitational waves to the discovery of an Earth-sized exoplanet less than five light years away. These, dear readers, are the science stories everybody was talking about in 2016…….