February 27, 2013

Quantum Skyfall Tests Einstein's Gravity

Jacob Aron, NewScientist


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DIVIDING a falling cloud of frozen atoms sounds like an exotic weather experiment. In fact, it's the latest way to probe whether tiny objects obey Einstein's theory of general relativity, our leading explanation for gravity.

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TAGGED: Bose-Einstein Condensate, General Relativity, Gravity

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