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Testing relativity in the lab

Even Albert Einstein might have been impressed. His theory of general relativity, which describes how the gravity of a massive object, such as a star, can curve space and time, has been successfully used to ...

Jul 20, 2009
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Having fun with the equation of time

If you're like us, you might've looked at a globe of the Earth in elementary school long before the days of Google Earth and wondered just what that strange looking figure eight thing on its side was.

Jul 28, 2014
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Yutu technical problems persist

The world famous and hugely popular 'Yutu' rover entered its 3rd Lunar night time hibernation period this weekend as planned, but serious technical troubles persist that are hampering science operations Chinese ...

Feb 24, 2014
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