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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In the obituary, Iain explained just what happens on the very edge of black holes when they melt, and how Hawking knitted Einstein's theory of relativity and quantum theory together.
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Such a theory would resolve the contradictions between Einstein's theory of relativity, which describes the laws of gravity that govern the motion of large objects like planets, and the quantum mechanics theory, which deals with the world of subatomic particles.
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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.
The exhibit ends with an original handwritten manuscript of Albert Einstein's theory of relativity.

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