June 5, 2019

42: A Hundred Years of Gravity

42: A Hundred Years of Gravity

It was a hundred years ago this month that observations performed during a total solar eclipse by Author Eddington proved for the first time that light can be physically bent by gravity.


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*A hundred years of gravity

It was a hundred years ago this month that observations performed during a total solar eclipse by Author Eddington proved for the first time that light can be physically bent by gravity.

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*India launches spy satellite

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