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Unformatted text preview: o Your perceptions of distance and time change based on your speed o Gravity also messed up how you measure distance and time o Clock on ground floor runs slower than clock on top floor of a building o Low frequency = red light Seen in white dwarfs 5. Gravitational lens o Picture of the day o Seems like we're seeing many different galaxies but its all just one o Gravity bends the light 6. Gravitational waves o Another prediction of general relativity We know oscillatin electrons produce electromagnetic radiation Should produce gravitational radiation o We've never actually detected the gravitational waves...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2012 for the course ASTR 1102 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at LSU.
- Spring '08