Alva Review-Courier -

Einstein's theory of relativity passes yet another test

 


NEW YORK (AP) — More than a century after Albert Einstein proposed it, his theory of general relativity has passed another test.

With giant telescopes pointed at the center of our galaxy, a team of European researchers observed a fast-moving star that got close to a monstrous black hole. They saw that the black hole distorted the light waves from the star in a way that agrees with Einstein's theory.

The result was reported Thursday in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics.

Einstein's theory says the fabric of the universe is not simply space, but a more complex entity called space-time, wh...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018