Universe @ Home: The Theory of General Relativity (And You)

Free Online Event

Presenters: Nico Adams, Maxwell Kuschel and Avery Wold

Right now, astronauts on the International Space Station are moving faster through time than you are. Similarly, your head is moving very slightly faster than your feet. These things are a result of the General Theory of Relativity, which states that Earth's gravity warps the space and time that we live in. In this talk, we'll discuss a few ways that general relativity is currently affecting you on Earth, and how astronomers have measured these effects in space.

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Start date
Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 8 p.m.
End date
Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 9 p.m.
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