Wednesday e=mc2 BBC Radio 4 Extra, 2pm Published in 1915, Albert Einstein's General Theory Of Relativity
changed our understanding of space and time forever.
"In this year of exceptional anniversaries 6 50 years after Apollo 11 and 100 years after the solar eclipse that proved Einstein's General Theory of Relativity
6 we should not lose sight of one more," he said in a (https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/news/nasa-s-chandra-x-ray-observatory-celebrates-its-20th-anniversary.html) statement.
"This major scientific achievement marks a paradigm shift in our understanding of black holes, confirms the predictions of Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity
and opens up new lines of enquiry into our universe," the European Commission tweeted after the picture's release.
Pulsars can be used to test Einstein's general theory of relativity
, identify the presence of alien planets outside Earth's solar system and calculate cosmic distances.
India, July 27 -- Researchers from the GRAVITY consortium led by the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics say that they were able to confirm Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity
. This was done by observing the gravitational effects on a star named S2, that passed by a supermassive black hole Sagittarius A*, which is in the centre of our Milky Way galaxy.
By combining data taken with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope, their results show that gravity in this galaxy behaves as predicted by Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity
, confirming the theory's validity on galactic scales.
Mavalvala was a member of a team of scientists who observed ripples in space-time gravitational waves -- an observation that confirms a prediction of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity
Such a theory would resolve the contradictions between Einstein's General Theory of Relativity
, which describes the laws of gravity that govern the motion of large objects like planets, and the Theory of Quantum Mechanics, which deals with the world of subatomic particles.
Through his work with mathematician Sir Roger Penrose he demonstrated that Einstein's General Theory of Relativity
implies space and time would have a beginning in the Big Bang and an end in black holes.
Here are a few of the best scientific breakthroughs this year: Einstein's general theory of relativity
is proven by gravitational waves Outer space -- CC/Pixabay The theory of relativity, space and time suggests that the dimensions relate to each other, there is space-time and objects in the universe warp space-time and they create gravitational waves in the process.
Others delved into the pivotal role of journal retractions in keeping science honest, emerging data on what drives gender identity and a centennial look back at how Einstein's general theory of relativity
changed our understanding of gravity and space-time.
Looking ahead, Einstein's general theory of relativity
is a theory of symmetry where moving through space means moving through time; gravity is the way matter distorts spacetime.