[FPSPACE] Monitoring 2 NASA satellites for 11 years proves frame-dragging

LARRY KLAES ljk4 at msn.com
Fri Oct 22 09:47:14 EDT 2004

Spinning Earth twists space
news at nature.com<mailto:news at nature.com> October 20, 2004

"Frame-dragging," one of the last
untested predictions of general
relativity, has been confirmed by
the first reasonably accurate
measurement of how the rotating
Earth warps the fabric of space.
Researchers charted the path of two
NASA satellites over 11 years with
laser range-finders with the
precision of a few millimeters. The
effect dragged...


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