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Cassini confirms Einstein's theory

12:28pm, October 6, 2003

No one can accuse the Cassini spacecraft of getting a free ride. En route to a 2004 rendezvous with Saturn, the craft has already been put to work, verifying a key prediction of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity. Cassini met that challenge with findings 50 times as accurate as previous measurements.

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