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Space-based relativity experiment is crucial to the search for gravitational waves

Space-based relativity experiment is crucial to the search for gravitational waves But one upcoming test of Einstein’s relativity won’t just be important to theoreticians.The idea is to put these weights into perfect — and I do mean perfect — free fall.

The year in space: Supernovas, gravitational waves, theoretical planets, and Hammer pants

The year in space: Supernovas, gravitational waves, theoretical planets, and Hammer pants The Great Observatory is still going strong after its 2009 tuneup, and now the Space Telescope Science Institute has a little bit more scratch to keep the Hubble project running until 2021.This year, the International Space Station made its 100,000th orbit around our planet.