September 17, 2014

NASA Space probe proves Einstein correct

Gravity Probe B - home of the world's most perfect spheres'.

Gravity Probe B the NASA space probe launched in 2004 has produced evidence that some key consequences of Albert Einstein's Theory of General Relativity are correct. It has taken seven years for Gravity Probe B's data to be carefuly analysed by scientists before it was released. The … [Read more...]

3D Earth gravity map may help predict earthquakes

3D Earth gravity model. It looks a bit like Earth has been left in the fruit bowl a bit too long.

The European Gravity and Ocean Circulation Explorer spacecraft has mapped the Earth's gravity and produced a 3D model that may help scientists predict earthquakes. The five-metre GOCE spacecraft has been orbiting Earth at an altitude of 250km since its launch two years ago. It has been mapping … [Read more...]