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Gravity Probe B Proves Einstein Right

Hmmmm…….only polite applause? Wee wobbles. Gravity Probe B measured slight canting of the spins of gyroscopes to measure two effects of general relativity. Credit: Bob Kahn/Gravity Probe B/Stanford University Fifty years after it was conceived, a $760 million NASA spacecraft … Continue reading

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Testing Einstein’s Universe

See larger picture of below hereComputer art showing the warping of space-time and the GP-B satellite. Artist: James Overduin and Pancho Eekels. Our aim is to make “spacetime” a relevant concept in your understanding of the universe, to make “gyroscopes” … Continue reading

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