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Gravitational Waves Detected

By two_kittehs

Exactly 100 years after the publication of the general theory of relativity, scientists find proof of gravitational waves predicted by Einstein.

100 Years of the General Theory of Relativity

By two_kittehs

Einstein’s greatest achievement and one of the foremost intellectual achievements of all time completes a 100 years this year. If you think that you have no use for Einstein’s seminal theory, think again. The accuracy of the  ubiquitous navigations systems that depend on the Global Positioning System rely on special and general relativistic corrections to Newton’s Laws.

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