View Full Version : Herschel Provides Gravitational Lens Bonanza

2010-Nov-04, 09:10 PM
One of the predictions of Einstein’s predictions from general relativity was that gravity could distort space itself and potentially, act as a lens. This was spectacularly confirmed in 1919 when, during a solar eclipse, Arthur Eddington observed stars near the Sun were distorted from their predicted positions. In 1979, this effect was discovered at much [...]

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