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New Pulsar Will Put General Relativity to the Test

  1. Jan 6, 2014 #1
    New Pulsar Will Put General Relativity to the Test

    by Dr. Ken Croswell

    Astronomers have discovered the first pulsar with two stars circling it. By watching the three objects orbit one another, observers will soon be able to perform the best-ever test of the strong equivalence principle, which is a key prediction of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity.

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