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Einstein's Relativity Theory of Gravitation

Nature volume 104, pages 354356 (04 December 1919) | Download Citation



THE results of the Solar Eclipse Expeditions announced at the joint meeting of the Royal Society and Royal Astronomical Society on November 6 brought for the first time to the notice of the general public the consummation of Einstein's new theory of gravitation. The theory was already in being before the war; it is one of the few pieces of pure scientific knowledge which have not been set aside in the emergency; preparations for this expedition were in progress before the war had ceased.

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