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Free Fulldome Clip: Checking Up on Einstein

Wednesday, May 29, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Alan Gould
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The Haus der Astronomie (Heidelberg, Germany) has produced a 4min fulldome short movie about the 100th anniversary of the first light deflection measurement in the gravitational field of the Sun and its significance as the first successful test of Einstein's general theory of relativity. The fulldome sequence includes relativistic simulations of light propagation in the vicinity of a black hole and is now available as an English or German version at ESO:
 English versionGerman version.


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