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Nov 25 2015
13:56 UTC

Satellite launch accident provides unexpected test of Einstein's theory

... pair of stranded satellites will perform a test of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity that they were not designed to do. The results will be more precise than previous testsIt's a total fluke. No one was thinking about making the most precise test yet of general relativity when the Soyuz rocket lifted off from French Guiana on 22 August 2014. The European Space Agency was launching Galileo 5 and 6, a pair of navigation satellites to break Europe's reliance on the American GPS

Posted by Across the universe

Nov 20 2015
19:55 UTC

Weekly Space Hangout — Nov. 20, 2015: Miguel Drake-McLaughlin, Director of Sky Line

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Miguel Drake-McLaughlin, Director of the new documentary, Sky Line, The Space Elevator Documentary. The film debuted at DOC NYC 2015 [Nov 12-19] — America's largest documentary festival and will be released on all major On Demand platforms on November 20th, 2015. Guests: Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter. org / @MorganRehnberg ) […]

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