A Hundred Years of Gravity - SpaceTime with Stuart Gary S22E42

Jun 10, 07:58 AM

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.
 
*New general relativity theory clocks experiment
In 2020 the International Space Station is expected to host the most precise clocks ever to leave Earth.
 
*Discovery of one of the oldest known globular clusters
Astronomers have discovered one of the universe’s oldest known globular star cluster – dating back some 12.8 billion years.
 
*India launches spy satellite
India has successfully launched a new spy satellite aboard its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle – the PSLV.
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