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Celine CottenoirDer-Lin GaoPHYS 130520 April 2017IRT CH 12: Relativity TheoryEinstein’s theory of relativity is no doubt one of the most significant scientificcontributions in modern history. Einstein’s theory stated that the laws of physics was the samefor all non-accelerating objects. This concept challenged previous notions of space and time. HEdetermined that time and space were “interwoven” into a new concept of “space-time”.Although profound, there are a few who would dispute Einstein’s theory as incomplete.At the time of Einstein’s discovery, the scientific consensus that was held about theuniverse was that it was static. Static simply means that the universe was neither expanding norshrinking. In many of his equations, Einstein factored a “cosmological constant” that made theoutcome imply that the universe was static. Later, Einstein soon realized his stubbornness onthis issue was one of his biggest “scientific blunders”. Today, general scientific consensus leans