Nearly fifty years after its inception, the Gravity Probe B satellite mission delivers the first measurements of how a spinning gyroscope precesses in the gravitational warping of spacetime.
Physics Online Journal
- Pub Date:
- May 2011
- General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology;
- High Energy Physics - Theory
- A Viewpoint article, published in Physics 4, 43 (2011), available at http://physics.aps.org/articles/v4/43 Submitted to the arXiv by permission of the American Physical Society