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Unformatted text preview: Equivalent of gravitational mass is always equal to inertial mass; equivalence of constant gravity and constant acceleration. 7. According to Einstein, what affect should gravity have on a beam of light? It would bend it slightly because light doesnt travel in straight lines because of the gravitational force of the earth. 8. What astronomical observation made Einstein famous? First great proof of relativity. 9. What is a geodesic? The shortest path between two points. 10. What object is a point of infinite curvature? Black hole 11. What is meant by the Big Crunch? The universe will become smaller and smaller, opposite of the big bang....
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course PHYS 2425 taught by Professor Sherman during the Summer '08 term at Collin College.
 Summer '08
 Sherman
 Physics, Through the Looking Glass

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