Watts Up With That?: The Hubble Space Telescope finds an ‘Einstein Ring’

This is truly spectacular. From NASA and ESA. comes this photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope which clearly proves on of Einstein’s theories – gravitational lensing. The bending of light by a gravitational body was predicted by Albert Einstein in 1912, a few years before the publication of general relativity in 1916 (Renn et al. 1997). The ring…

2018-04-13 20:46

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