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Checking up on Einstein

Checking up on Einstein

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the British Solar Eclipse expedition of 1919, the event that first made Albert Einstein famous.

A short film exploring the expedition's observations of the gravitational deflection of light near the Sun - the first successful test of Einstein's general theory of relativity.

The film includes precise relativistic simulations of light propagation around a dense object.

Full preview below and narrative script available here.

Show Type

Length: 4min
KS3-KS5  /  Adults

Also available in German

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