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Scientific achievements 2016 [Infographic]

2016 brought the detection of gravitational waves predicted by Albert Einstein in 1915, discovery of a new record-breaking prime number, creation of a self-replicating man-made spieces and a Superman-style memory crystal.

As 2016 comes to a close, here is a look back at some of the top scientific breakthroughs, discoveries, and announcements.

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