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Einstein’s General Relativity passes the test at the centre of our Galaxy

Measurements of a star close to the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way confirms the predictions General Relativity

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Milky Way's Black Hole Provides Long-Sought Test of Einstein's General Relativity - Scientific American

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Does Dark Energy Exist? Einstein's General Relativity Could Rid Us of the Need for Universe's Most Mysterious Force

A renewed suggestion that dark energy may not be real—dispensing with 70 percent of the stuff in the universe—has reignited a longstanding debate. Dark energy and dark matter are theoretical inventions that explain observations we cannot otherwise und

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New theory explains gravity better than Einstein's relativity

Dark matter and dark energy aren't needed to explain large-scale gravitational movements under the new theory.

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A five-dimensional black hole could 'break' general relativity

Five-dimensional black holes would contain gravity so intense, the laws of physics as we know them would fall apart.

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6 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Gravitational Waves | WIRED

There are so many cool aspects of LIGO's detection of gravitational waves. Here are six ideas for you to consider.

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Einstein was right: Scientists detect gravitational waves

Albert Einstein’s Theory of Relativity passes a big test: Scientists have direct evidence of gravitational waves, ripples in the fabric of space and time.

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Einstein Is Right About General Relativity — Again

Using planetary orbits, physicists have confirmed with amazing precision Einstein's theory of general relativity.

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How Quantum Randomness Saves Relativity

Albert Einstein is famous for two things in physics: the theory of relativity, and hating the randomness of quantum physics. Which makes it delightfully ironic that the latter is needed to preserve the former.

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Do We Need to Rewrite General Relativity? - The Nature of Reality

General relativity, the theory of gravity Albert Einstein published 100 years ago, is one of the most successful theories we have. It has passed every experimental... Read Full Post

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Einstein's Theory of General Relativity: A Simplified Explanation

Albert Einstein determined that massive objects cause a distortion in space-time, which is felt as gravity.

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We now have the technology to really test Einstein's theory of relativity

A century after Einstein presented his theory of relativity, scientists have the technology to begin looking for evidence that could reveal physics beyond it.

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Einstein's "Time Dilation" Prediction Verified - Scientific American

Physicists have verified a key prediction of Albert Einstein’s special theory of relativity with unprecedented accuracy. Experiments at a particle accelerator in Germany confirm that time moves slower for a moving clock than for a stationary one.