May 15th: Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity

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Podcaster: Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

astronomy-cast-high-rez-850x850Title: Astronomy Cast Ep. 44: Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity

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Description: The great scientist made an even more profound impact on physics with his theory of general relativity, replacing Newton with a better model for gravity.

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One Response to May 15th: Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity

  1. Jose May 24, 2017 at 4:52 pm #

    I believe there is no frame-dragging effect of gravity on mass, only on electromagnetic energy!
    Curiously, the Lense-Thirring effect in Gravity Probe B has the same value than the geodetic effect of the Earth around the Sun.
    NASA error?
    An interesting experiment!
    Understanding Gravity Probe-B experiment without math
    http://www.molwick.com/en/gravitation/082-gravity-probe-b.html
    http://www.molwick.com/en/gravitation/r-lense-thirring-frame-dragging.jpg