Tagged: General Theory of Relativity

The Great Eclipse of 1919 - Out of Space

Duncan Steel May 29, 2019

[avatar user=”duncansteel” size=”thumbnail” align=”right” /] Measurements of photographs obtained during the total solar eclipse of 29th May 1919 were pivotal in demonstrating the veracity of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity, turning him into a household name. The centenary of that event is now upon us, and well worthy of being remembered.  As I sit here typing on my keyboard, my … Read More