Einstein's theory of relativity


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Noun1.Einstein's theory of relativity - (physics) the theory that space and time are relative concepts rather than absolute conceptsEinstein's theory of relativity - (physics) the theory that space and time are relative concepts rather than absolute concepts
scientific theory - a theory that explains scientific observations; "scientific theories must be falsifiable"
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
Einstein's general theory of relativity, general relativity, general relativity theory, general theory of relativity - a generalization of special relativity to include gravity (based on the principle of equivalence)
Einstein's special theory of relativity, special relativity, special relativity theory, special theory of relativity - a physical theory of relativity based on the assumption that the speed of light in a vacuum is a constant and the assumption that the laws of physics are invariant in all inertial systems
event - a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory
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Einstein's theory of relativity consists of two theories: general relativity (published in 1915) and special relativity (published in 1905).
If time is eliminated as a factor, some scientists think that it will be easier to reconcile Einstein's theory of relativity with the equations of gravity.
The album also featured another hit, You're My Best Friend along with the music hall feel of Lessons On A Sunday Afternoon and 39, a story of space explorers and Einstein's theory of relativity, with keyboard player Darren Reeves taking vocals.
The album also featured another hit, You're My Best Friend, along with the music hall feel of Lessons On A Sunday Afternoon and 39, a story of space explorers and Einstein's theory of relativity, with keyboard player Darren Reeves taking vocals.
He was deputy program manager of the Russian Integration Office in the International Space Station Program at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston in 1994, and worked on the team at Marshall that developed and launched the Gravity Probe B mission to test Einstein's Theory of Relativity in 2004.
And earlier this month it proved its continuing importance, generating the first images of light from a single supernova and confirming Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity.
Caption: An international team is rewriting the limits of oxidation, inspired by Albert Einstein's theory of relativity.
By applying Einstein's theory of relativity, the researchers studied how the gravity of the companion warped space, causing delays in the radio signal as the pulsar passed behind it.
Choreographer and BRB director David Bintley admits he was inspired to analyse Albert Einstein's theory of relativity after reading an interview with Hollywood A lister Cameron Diaz.
This book is essentially a history of cosmology that spans the earliest efforts of the ancient Greeks through to Copernicus and Galileo, Einstein's theory of relativity, quantum theory and finally modern times.
A recent Cisco survey found that 42% are "vaguely familiar with the Internet of Things, on par with Einstein's theory of relativity.
Washington, April 26 ( ANI ): An exotic pair of binary stars nearly 7,000 light-years from Earth have provided evidence that Albert Einstein's theory of relativity is still right, even in the most extreme conditions tested yet.

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