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Unformatted text preview: o said that gravity is a warping of the shape of space and time o Tests of relativity precession of Mercurys orbit only 43 seconds of arc per century Bending of starlight in the vicinity of the Sun eclipses Light redshifted as it comes out of gravitational field o Best Evidence for general relativity comes from a binary pulsar orbital period decreasing due to emission of gravitational waves stars spiral inward also precession of orbits- orbits of pulsar relative to neutron star...
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- Fall '08
- Neutron Stars