:: Tuesday, April 17, 2007 ::

Einstein was right: space and time bend

"90 years after he expounded his famous theory, a $700m probe has proved that the universe behaves as he said. The early results from Gravity Probe B, one of NASA's most complicated satellites, confirmed 'to a precision of better than 1%' the assertion Einstein made - that an object such as the Earth does indeed distort the fabric of space and time."Actually i'm just testing blogging from Digg.

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Einstein@Home is a program that uses your computer's idle time to search for spinning neutron stars (also called pulsars) using data from the LIGO and GEO gravitational wave detectors. Einstein@Home is a World Year of Physics 2005 project supported by the American Physical Society (APS) and by a number of international organizations.

If you would like to take part, please follow the "Join Einstein@Home" instructions to the left. Einstein@Home is available for Windows, Linux and Macintosh OS X computers.

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