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By Astronomy Cast on July 1, 2019 in
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Relativity is used in more day to day situations than you may realize. In this episode, we will count (some of) the ways.

By Rob Sparks on June 8, 2019 in
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Einstein published his general theory of relativity in 1915. Four years later, Arthur Eddington led and experiment to observe the deflection of starlight during a total solar eclipse providing critical evidence supporting Einstein’s Theory. Nearly 100 years later, a team of astronomers and students is attempting to recreate his experiment in Chile during a total solar eclipse on July 2nd.

By Jay Pasachoff on May 29, 2019 in
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To test Albert Einstein’s prediction, with his General Theory of Relativity, with observations from the total solar eclipse of May 29, 1919, observers led by Arthur Eddington went to Principe.

By Paul M. Sutter on April 17, 2018 in
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How did Einstein develop General Relativity? What does it mean for different kinds of masses to be equivalent? How does gravity do what it does?

By Astronomy Cast on May 15, 2017 in
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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.

By StarStryder on June 2, 2013 in
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Podcaster:  Pamela Quevillon

By Josh Schroeder on June 17, 2009 in
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Date: June 17, 2009 Title: The Big Bang! Podcaster: Josh Schroeder from Columbia Astronomy Organization: Columbia University Astronomy http://outreach.astro.columbia.edu Description: The universe used to be a very different place, billions of years ago. The temperature and density was so high that galaxies, stars, planets, and even atoms could not exist. Luckily, for us, the universe […]

By The Ordinary Guy on May 24, 2009 in
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Date: May 24, 2009 Title: We’re expanding – and accelerating! Podcaster: Brains Matter Organization: Brains Matter http://www.brainsmatter.com Description: There have been multiple theories of the ongoing evolution of the universe. Solid state, the big crunch – but hardly anyone expected the universe to not only expand, but to accelerate in it’s expansion. The Ordinary Guy […]